Car gets stuck between parking lot and rooftop at Summit Athletic Club

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ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Crews were at the scene of a crash at the Summit Athletic Club Tuesday morning after a car crashed through a fence and was stuck between the parking lot and a rooftop with a woman inside.

First responders were called to the scene Tuesday morning after a woman in a silver car somehow drove through the fence of the parking lot and got the front bumper stuck on the rooftop, bridging the gap between the two.

Crews were able to bring in a crane to lift the car and rescue the woman that was trapped inside. Th driver was entering the parking space and hit the accelerator instead of the brake, causing the vehicle to jump the curb, according to the Allegheny Township Police Department.

The woman was the only person inside the vehicle. She was transported to UPMC Altoona for injuries and no other people were injured as a result of the incident.

The Allegheny Township Volunteer Fire Department, Duncansville Volunteer Fire Co., Hollidaysburg Volunteer Fire Co., Duncansville EMS and AMED responded to the scene.

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