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VIDEO: Two Cars Crushed When Carport Collapses at Apartment Complex

A moving truck had run into the structure, compromising it.

Photo courtesy of Daniel Orozco.
Photo courtesy of Daniel Orozco.

A moving truck crashed into a carport in Mission Viejo today, causing the structure to collapse onto five cars but injuring no one, authorities said.

It happened at 5 p.m. at the Vista Real Apartments at 27260 Los Altos, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.

Two of the cars were crushed, according to the OCFA.

"Our new neighbors did a special entrance today," said witness Daniel Orozco.  

A building inspector was summoned to the scene, the fire authority reported.

--City News Service

Patch Senior Local Editor Penny Arévalo contributed to this report.

Tom Cagley April 20, 2014 at 02:35 PM
Andy, of course it will. The truck either turned left or right! :)
Eric Bergstrom April 20, 2014 at 06:42 PM
How captivating! A couple of cars in a city far away from us here in SJC are scratched. Wow, thank you New Patch. That really had a big impact on my life.
GreenInOC April 20, 2014 at 09:28 PM
@Eric Bergstrom, yes 8 miles is sooooo far - what a travesty that it was posted to show up in the SJC feed. Make sure to post your disappointment that this story, which had no impact on your life, was even reported by ABC as well: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/orange_county&id=9509700
Tennickly April 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Riveting video.
Douglas Martin April 22, 2014 at 12:46 PM
I am subscribed to the San Clemente Patch (but not for long...), not the MV Patch. Why am i receiving a story about MV?

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