BMW plunges 7 stories from Texas parking garage; crashes into alley

A screenshot of the video which shows the impact after a vehicle plunged off the side of a parking garage in July

The woman driving the BMW mistook the gas pedal for the brake, sending the auto flying off the roof deck, according to police.

The clip, released by Austin Police Department on Thursday, shows a Chevrolet Tahoe 4X4 about to turn around when the BMW falls onto the ground front wheels first just yards from the other vehicle.

A vehicle fell seven stories out of an Austin, Texas parking garage.

William Burch, who was driving the Chevrolet SUV, told local TV station KVUE that he was on the phone when the incident happened.

Seconds later, a BMW sedan crashes front-first into the pavement, striking the SUV before coming to a rest on its roof.

"I can just imagine what she was thinking when I had said, 'a auto just landed on me, I gotta go, '" he said. Amazingly, both drivers in the BMW and SUV were OK.

A woman inside the BMW 4 Series vehicle was seriously injured but is expected to survive. Her current condition and identity have not been released.

The parking garage had been cited for a similar incident last September.

Code enforcement officials with the city have said they will urge the owner of the garage to install concrete barriers instead of the cable wires.

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