Out-of-control SUV Lands on House

Published 03/28 2013 02:18PM

Updated 03/28 2013 02:21PM

(WHDH)  A wild ride ended with an SUV upright against a home's second-story deck in Methuen, Massachusetts.

"My first thought was Universal Studios. Kind of like one of those things that you see, nothing you see in a Methuen neighborhood," said Robin Benshimol, Methuen resident.

Methuen police say it began when the driver's wife called 911 Tuesday afternoon to ask for help with her husband, who was possibly under the influence of drugs.

But when police arrived, they say he had just taken off in his neighbor's SUV.

"The officers went his last known direction of travel, and well, in 40 seconds, located the car," said Lt. Michael Pappalardo, Methuen Police Department.

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