FRESNO (CBS/AP) — Fresno police say a car ended up on the roof of an apartment after its driver lost control on a curve and was launched over landscaping rocks.
The crash occurred around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Police said the driver, 26-year-old Benjamin Tucker, had stolen the car from a nearby home and suffered a broken leg when he jumped from the roof after the crash.READ MORE: SF Restaurant Apologizes for Denying Service to Armed, On-Duty Police Officers
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Ralph White, who lives in the apartment with his family, said he awoke to falling debris and smoke and ran to a neighbor’s house to call police. No one inside the apartment was injured.
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