Car Loses Control On Interstate And Careens Into Neighborhood

A traffic backup leads to this wild accident. A woman has to take evasive action driving down I-480. She drove off the interstate, running through a fence into a neighborhood.

Ariana Guzman and her family thought they'd be spending their Sunday a little differently.

"The car just seemed to have rolled over down, and flipped and it crashed into my truck," said Guzman.

Police said the driver was trying to take the Martha exit, but lost control, came down the hill and finally screeched to a stop striking a parked truck.

Firefighters had to cut the driver and passenger out.

"I hear the one of those ladies she was screaming when they pushed the top up," said Mauricio Espinoza, witness.

The driver and passenger, Thania Escobar-Reyes and Isabel Domiguez-Garcia were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Guzman and Espinoza family are glad the driver and passenger will be ok, but tell us this isn't the first.

"This is like the fourth accident that has happened this month, or in the past three months I should say," said Guzman.

The only thing protecting these homes from cars if they were to come off the interstate is a chain link wildlife fence.

Guzman is afraid to let her kids play outside, but the fence won't stop cars.

"They like to go out on the bicycle and just to play outside. I am afraid a car could just come and run them over," said Guzman.

She and others on this street want a guardrail installed, in hopes it will make this sight the last.

Escobar-Reyes suffered possibly disabling injuries, including a broken back. Domiguez-Garcia suffered cuts and bruises.

Police said neither alcohol, drugs, or speed were factors in the crash.


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