An Arizona driver escaped his injuries but was arrested after a cactus collapsed in the windshield of his car on Wednesday.
The driver, whose identity was not revealed, was taking a medal in Tucson when he hit a cactus, said Pima County Sheriff MP Daniel Jelineo.
The saguaro cactus broke under the impact and the broken part was partially inserted into the black sports car, pierced the windshield and overflowed the vehicle hood.
Jelineo said that deputies arrested and arrested the driver after observing signs that he was impaired.
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Claudia Figueroa from AZ Cactus Experts, a company that sells, straightens, removes and prunes cactus, told KSAZ that the driver was lucky not to have been killed.
"I saw the picture – it was so serious," she told the station. "I've never seen anything like it before, but it can kill the person driving, and yes, they do not have to be too big to cause a lot of damage. just there, it could be a ton or 1000 pounds. "
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