Car plunges from Indianapolis parking garage, killing two

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Firefighters said a car plunged from the fourth floor of a downtown Indianapolis parking garage, killing a man and a woman inside.

The car landed on its roof after falling shortly before 10am on Wednesday from the Market Square Centre Garage. It plowed through a parking garage wall and landed in an alley behind the City Market. Fire Department Battalion Chief Rita Reith said the woman was driving. She and the man were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names haven’t been released. Reith said a second man who witnessed the crash was treated for possible shock. Reith said code enforcement was called to check for structural damage to the garage.

Indianapolis Fire Department personnel work the scene where a vehicle plummeted from an upper level of a parking garage in Indianapolis, landing inverted in the alley behind the City Market. PHOTO: AP