Motorist Crashes Car Into Swimming Pool as She Tries to Dodge Raccoon

Playing Car Sinks To The Bottom Of Apartment Complex's Pool To Avoid Hitting Raccoon

A car wound up floating in a Florida swimming pool after its driver told police she had swerved to avoid a raccoon.

The shocking crash occurred Tuesday when residents of a Miami Beach apartment complex reported hearing a loud crash before a vehicle came crashing into a pool where several people were swimming.

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"It sounded like a thunder crash," witness Carlos Bamrud told WSVN. "This is the first time I’ve ever seen anything like this."

According to a Miami Beach PD incident report, the vehicle swerved off the road before crashing into a fence and ultimately wound up in the pool, where it sank to the bottom. 

None of the swimmers in the pool were injured. 

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Photos taken after the 11 p.m. incident show the pool littered with debris — and the car floating in it. 

The two occupants of the vehicle refused to be taken to a hospital.

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