Dramatic video captures car crashing into 2nd floor dental office

Only minor injuries were reported, authorities said.

ByEmily Shapiro
January 15, 2018, 9:46 AM

— -- Dramatic video shows the moment a Nissan sedan soared into the air and crashed into the second floor of a dental office in Santa Ana, California, leaving several people with minor injuries.

The car was speeding when it hit a raised center median and launched into the air, the Santa Ana Police Department said Sunday.

The car then collided into the building's second floor and became lodged, police said.

PHOTO: A vehicle that crashed into a building hangs from a second story window in Santa Ana, Calif., Kam/ 14. 2018. Two people escaped serious injuries when the car hit a divider, went airborne and slammed into the second floor of a dental office.
A vehicle that crashed into a building hangs from a second story window in Santa Ana, Calif., Kam/ 14. 2018. Two people escaped serious injuries when the car hit a divider, went airborne and slammed into the second floor of a dental office.
Capt. Stephen Horner /Orange County Fire Authority via AP
PHOTO: A vehicle that crashed into a building hangs from a second story window in Santa Ana, Calif., Jan. 14, 2018.  Two people in the car escaped serious injuries after the car went airborne and slammed into the second floor of a dental office.
A vehicle that crashed into a building hangs from a second story window in Santa Ana, Calif., Jan. 14, 2018. Members from Orange County Fire Authority and Los Angeles County Urban Search & Rescue rescued two people, who escaped serious injuries when the car they were in went airborne and slammed into the second floor of a dental office.
Capt. Stephen Horner /Orange County Fire Authority via AP
PHOTO: A crane is used to remove a vehicle hanging from a second story window after it hit a center divider and went airborne in Santa Ana, Calif., Jan. 14, 2018.
A crane is used to remove a vehicle hanging from a second story window after it hit a center divider and went airborne in Santa Ana, Calif., Jan. 14, 2018.
Capt. Stephen Horner /Orange County Fire Authority via AP

The Orange County Fire Authority said it responded and extinguished the fire. Only minor injuries were reported, police said.

Separate surveillance from a bus shows the car flying in front of it, narrowly missing the bus.

According to police, the driver admitted to using narcotics. ABC station KABC-TV in Los Angeles reported that the driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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