Camera Captures Man's Near-Miss As Car Crashes Into Gym

Security footage has captured the moment an SUV crashed through the wall of a Southern California gym.

Anytime Fitness in Culver City was struck by the red SUV at 6am, terrifying its clients.

Samuel Kiwasz, a 67-year-old retired teacher and one of the gym's clients, was using the treadmill at the time of the incident and told KTLA that the crash was "really scary" and he saw his "life flash before" him.

Kiwasz sustained minor injuries in the crash.

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The driver of the vehicle attempted to get back into the car to flee the scene but she was stopped by an off-duty police officer.

The driver told police that her brakes had failed. She was not taken into custody nor charged.

The gym manager told Inside Edition that the driver "didn't seem fully coherent about what happened".