Driver injured after car plunges from 4th floor of parking garage

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A man was injured Sunday when the car he was driving crashed through a barrier and plunged to the ground from the fourth floor of a parking garage.

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The driver of the silver Mercedes Benz SUV crashed through a barrier around 1:30 p.m., flying off the parking garage and landing on its roof on the sidewalk below, according to the Times-Picayune.

A group of bystanders helped flip the vehicle back over, the Times-Picayune reported, and the driver, whose name has not been released, was conscious and taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

New Orleans police are investigating the incident.

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