According Eureka Fire Department Deputy Chief William Stamberger, two teenagers were driving home from a graduation party on Thorntree Lane, which runs parallel behind the home, when they lost control.
Eureka FD Division Chief Scott Barthelmass told TooFab the car struck a 10ft pine tree, uprooting it and sending it flying through the window of a house. The car then hit a fence and catapulted into the air, smashing nose-down through the roof of the neighboring house, landing perpendicular in the master bathroom — just ten feet away from where the homeowners were sleeping.
As the two 18-year-old males crawled out of the car — miraculously unscathed — and into the couple's bedroom, the husband jumped out of bed and ran downstairs to grab a garden hose to dowse a small fire that had ignited.
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Also escaping injury were the couple's sons, who were asleep in the home at the time, as well as the neighboring family who woke to find a ten foot pine tree in their house.
In total, the car traveled about 100 feet from the point of the crash to its resting point in the bathroom.
"They were truly lucky" Deputy Chief William Stamberger told Fox2 at the scene. "In fact, it's an extreme success story that everybody survived this with the potentials there could have been."