(KMOV.com) -- A man is lucky to be alive after he crashed his vehicle into a light pole and then hit a brick wall in south St. Louis.
Police said the accident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Monday in the 5200 block of South Broadway.
According to reports, a man who was driving home from work fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of his vehicle. He struck a light pole and then hit a brick wall. The impact of the accident caused the light pole to fold and land on top of the car.
The driver walked away from the accident unharmed, but his vehicle was totaled.