MODESTO (CBS13) — Officers say an inattentive driver went airborne while crashing off of Highway 99 over the weekend – and it was all caught on video.
The incident happened Saturday afternoon near Kansas Avenue.READ MORE: California COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery $1.5M Winners Selected - Including 1 From Sacramento
California Highway Patrol says the driver apparently wasn’t paying attention and soon came speeding off of the northbound side of the freeway. The sedan then hit a dirt embankment – sending the car airborne.
A side-view mirror camera from a vehicle in the area captured the moment the car went airborne.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?
Luckily, despite the sedan being launched several feet in the air, officers say the driver only sustained minor injuries in the crash.
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Exactly why the driver crashed was not detailed.