Skip to comments.Rescuers Pluck Driver From Dangling Car In Buckhead(charged with DUI)
Posted on 12/14/2007 7:01:15 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster
ATLANTA -- Rescuers pulled a driver from inside a car as it dangled Wednesday night seven stories above the streets of Buckhead.
Thin cables held the car off the side of a parking deck after it smashed through the fencing at the edge of the facility at the Realm condominiums in the 3300 block of Peachtree Road.
Firefighters reached the car by rapelling down from the deck's top floor, one story above the dangling vehicle.
Held in place upside down, a rescuer reached into an open window of the car and slipped a safety harness on the driver.
Then they pulled him to safety.
"The firefighters did a great job I'll have to give them that. That's a very unusual rescue." said Lt. Bob England of the Atlanta Police Department.
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Person is extremely lucky to be alive.
Maybe the klintoons gave ex-mayor young a mickey finn.
What a buckhead.........
It’s a wonder the rescuers were able to be successful given they were apparently drunk. Kind of rough for the police to write them up for DUI given they were just trying to do a good deed. Or maybe I read the thread headline wrong!
I take it that the cables weren’t made in China, since they seem to have been manufactured to appropriate standards.