BMW plunges 7 floors from downtown parking garage

The dramatic moment of impact when the woman's BMW smashes into the ground after flying seven stories down

They say she hit the gas instead of the brake and plowed through the cable wires that form a barrier along the edge of the garage.

"The police officer said he saw the video and he said, 'Luckily you were moving forward or else it would have landed right on top of you, '" said William Burch, who was driving his SUV in the alley below the parking garage.

"She was upside down". Paramedics called her injuries non-life threatening.

The plunge happened on 13 July, but Austin police released the shocking footage on Thursday. "They had to pull her out from her seat belt and her head was bloody and they pulled her off to the side under the awning", Burch said. "I rushed back over here and called my wife to let her know I was OK". "The vehicle went off the building, bounced off 515 Congress Avenue, fell and landed on a auto that was going northbound in the alleyway before it hit the street". Bowmer, 49, told the American-Statesman that it meant she could wear her black heels because of the short walk from the garage to her office in the Omni Building, where she works in human resources management. In previous months, two drivers found themselves hanging on the side of the garage.

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After meeting with Austin Code, parking garage owner GTT Parking LP is making changes to improve safety, including looking into redesigning the entire cable system.

This wasn't the first time a auto has fallen from this garage. KXAN reported the Austin Code Department issued the property a violation on September 14, 2016, citing unsafe conditions, specifically unsafe barrier cable systems.

"It's wonderful I'm still alive", said Burch. Those barriers were placed on all floors.

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