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Car Launches Off Guard Rail, Slams Into Roof Of Saugus Home

SAUGUS (CBS) - A driver survived a wild ride and crash in Saugus Friday afternoon.

The sedan went off a guard rail on Walnut Street into a front yard and then airborne about 30-40 yards before crashing into the roof of a garage.

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The car hit the side of a garage. (WBZ-TV)

The 40-year-old driver, who has not been identified, was trapped and later pulled out by first responders.  They said the person was conscious, but disoriented, and taken to the hospital with what are described as "non-life threatening injuries."

Police said the driver suffered a medical episode before the crash.

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A wide view of the crash scene in Saugus. The car is in the upper left corner. (WBZ-TV)

The car, which was heavily damaged, was towed away.

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A car hit the side of a garage in Saugus (Image credit Chris Gobeille)

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

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