By CBSLA Staff

SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) — A car somehow ended up perched precariously on a wire in Simi Valley Wednesday night.

(credit: Simi Valley Police Department)

Officers called to a solo crash in the 4900 block of Alta Street at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday found a white four-door sedan had driven up a surprisingly sturdy utility pole guide wire.

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The driver, 25-year-old Jacob Buchanan, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or narcotics and was arrested after undergoing a field sobriety evaluation.

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Power was briefly shut off to the area so the car could be safely removed the guide wire.

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No injuries were reported. Simi Valley police said the incident was a reminder that drinking and driving don’t mix, and people who drink alcohol should make sure they have a safe ride home, or use a taxi or rideshare service.