PHOENIX - A Phoenix family is lucky to be alive after the SUV they were driving in crashed head-on into a traffic light Sunday.
Witnesses told ABC15 the mom was driving with her kids when she came to a stoplight at 35th Avenue and Butler. Witnesses said it looked like she hit the gas instead of her brakes and plowed through a brick wall into the light.
The SUV was left suspended in the air balancing on top of the brick columns it smashed through.
Neighbor Diana Hannah said this isn't the first time the brick columns have been hit.
"They've been hit before in the past, but never taken out like that. Never. Once I found out they were all alright, I went back into the house and just started crying. I said 'thank you' that they were fine and that God had saved them," said Hannah.
Their brand new SUV was totaled, but the family is thankful no one got hurt.
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