The car hit a curb, went into the air and struck a utility pole, which snapped in half, Jefferson said.
No one but the Clarkston High student was in the car, according to police. However, authorities could not immediately reach the driver due to downed electrical wires.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College student, David Jefferson-18 describes what he saw. VIDEO by John Spink/AJC
Remi Oroyo, another student at the college, said he saw authorities break the glass of the car and pull out the driver.
“It’s a miracle,” he said.
The driver was later taken into custody, Oroyo said.
The driver’s name and the charges against him have not been released. According to police, he sustained minor scratches.
In other news:
The Lambert High school graduate was a promising forward at the University of North Georgia.