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VIDEO: Snarled in downed power line, SUV nearly flips on Echo Park street

Screenshot via NBCLA

The natural world turned just short of upside down for the driver of an SUV on Thursday morning when the vehicle was clotheslined by low-hanging cable across Glendale Boulevard.

NBC LA reports that the accidental booby trap — which lifted the SUV off the ground and slammed  it down into the back of a truck  — was the result of an earlier single-vehicle accident in Echo Park that knocked down a pole and left power lines low and stretched out on the street.

At least three vehicles were thought to be involved in a series of crashes along that section of road. One individual was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Their identity and the extent of the injuries were not immediately known. Northbound lanes and one southbound lane were temporarily closed to clear away hazards.

VIDEO | The vehicle's amazing non-stunt stunt was caught on video —