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Photo: Man Loses Control Of Cadillac, Lands On Neighbor's Roof

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A man pulling his Cadillac out of his driveway somehow lost control and ended up on the roof of his neighbor's home.This happened in a curvy, hilly section of Glendale, which explains how the driver ended up falling onto a roof. The driver's home is nearly directly above his next-door neighbor.

Glendale police said the crash-landing was reported around 5:45 pm last night in the 400 block of Audraine Drive, according to City News Service. The driver was a man in his late 60s, and his wife was beside him when he had some sort of "mechanical failure."

No one was hurt in the crash, and as crazy as it looks, there wasn't a whole lot of the damage.

The driver and his wife were okay. Neighbors brought over ladders to help the couple down. There was a very elderly man inside the house at the time, but he wasn't injured either.

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The roof had some minor damage. A crane lifted the car off the roof, but the damage to the car from the accident appeared to be superficial. The car was getting checked to see if some sort of mechanical issue had caused the crash.