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SUV drives through garage barrier, lands on luxury cars

An SUV crashed through barrier Loop parking garages landed top two cars level below THursday. / phofrom Chicago Fire Dept.

An SUV crashed through a barrier in a Loop parking garages and landed on top of two cars a level below on THursday. / photo from Chicago Fire Dept.

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Updated: June 21, 2012 3:35PM



He wasn’t hurt — but that much couldn’t be said for the luxury cars beneath him.

A 74-year-old man driving a 2012 BMW X5 crashed through cable barriers separating two levels of a Loop parking garage Thursday — and his SUV came to a stop atop a 2005 Jaguar and a 2003 Mercedes-Benz parked on the level beneath him, police said.

It happened at 11:45 a.m. Thursday in the garage at 20 E. Randolph — just east of Macy’s on State Street.

Police cited the 74-year-old with driving too fast for conditions.



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