A motorist escaped with no injuries when his vehicle crashed into a detached garage Saturday at a home in Venice, causing a partial collapse to the structure, authorities said.

Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched at 9:38 a.m. Saturday to 446 S. Westminster Ave., where the driver was trapped inside the wreckage at one point, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

“LAFD firefighters used their Urban Search and Rescue training to extricate the patient,” said Nicholas Prange of the LAFD. “The patient was evaluated by paramedics as a precaution, but thankfully, had no complaint of injury.”

Prange said building and safety officials were notified and were responding for a structural assessment of the detached garage.

No other injuries were reported.

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