Residents of a Fresno, California apartment building recently awoke to debris falling from their ceiling after a car thief managed to execute a perfect parking job on the structure's roof. Police say 26-year-old Benjamin Tucker stole the Saturn sedan from a nearby house before striking either a curb or some rocks, vaulting the vehicle into the air and onto the roof. After seeing his predicament, Tucker leapt from the roof and fled the scene. Or at least he tried to. Tucker broke his leg in the fall and only made it around a quarter of a mile from the crash when police picked him up.

No one else was harmed in the stunt.

Tucker had two outstanding warrants for his arrest at the time for a hit-and-run and evading police. A special crane had to be called in to remove the Saturn from the apartment roof and the structure will indeed require repairs. Hit the jump for a news report on the incident.

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      Fat Stig
      • 3 Years Ago
      Getting pretty sick of these epic jumps and no one recording them
      ngiotta
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm so embarrassed that I only live 30min. from Fresno. Not surprised about the car theft story.... Fresno is the only place I've ever seen that has graffiti on palm trees. Seriously.
      JR
      • 3 Years Ago
      Just'a good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you never saw Been in trouble with the law Since the day they was born...
      TahsinZ
      • 3 Years Ago
      1. Stupid enough to steal a Saturn. 2. Stupid enough to immediately crash it into some rocks. 3. Stupid enough to somehow make said Saturn airborne and land on a roof. 4. Stupid enough to panic, jump off said roof, then break leg in ensuing fall. 5. Stupid enough to try escaping on broken leg for a quarter-mile, before caught by police.
      gnvlscdt23f
      • 3 Years Ago
      Just glad he was hurt.
      Phil B
      • 3 Years Ago
      He stole a Saturn?? That must be one desperate dude.
        Matt S
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Phil B
        I own a Saturn like this one but newer. It's been stolen (and recovered) once and broken into two other times.
      BobinCobb
      • 3 Years Ago
      Why would anyone steal a Saturn?
      DrEvil
      • 3 Years Ago
      He stole a Saturn?
      weside29
      • 3 Years Ago
      I mean, I'm not a physicist, but that...that doesn't even seem possible.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      JAdams
      • 3 Years Ago
      from a physics standpoint, is that really even possible?
        Agilis
        • 3 Years Ago
        @JAdams
        I don't understand how the nose of the vehicle could reach such a high angle of attack that would allow it to land it on a roof nor do I understand how both wheels encountered whatever it was to launch the vehicle into level flight. Where's the candid cameras?
          M Lange
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Agilis
          If this was a Toyota, I could claim they hacked the Matrix.
      • 3 Years Ago
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          M Lange
          • 3 Years Ago
          The side body panels (fenders, door coverings) and (maybe?) bumpers are made of a kind of partially flexible polymer. The hood, roof, and the top of the trunk are sheet metal like normal.
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