A driver was injured last night after his car ploughed through metal safety railing and landed on a vehicle parked more than 7m below in a shopping centre carpark.
The 81-year-old man was driving south on North Lake Road, Kardinya, just before 6pm when he turned into a bus lane on South Street and collided with a bus.
The car landed on a red Lancer parked in the Kardinya Park shopping centre.
Andy Blake, who owns the Lancer, was sitting on a bench about 20m away when he heard a squeal of brakes. "The bus was beeping it's horn," he said. "I saw the car swerve when the bus was turning and then it fell on top of my car."
The driver was taken to Fremantle hospital but it is believed he was not seriously injured. None of the bus passengers was injured.
Insp. Paul Kosovich said the driver was lucky the Lancer had taken the force of the impact and there was no one in the parked car.
Police believed alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
They were last night reviewing CCTV footage from a camera mounted on the bus.
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