A Roseburg man lost control of his car for an unknown reason Monday and careened down an 80-foot embankment, landing in a backyard in the 1700 block of Rocky Drive, police said.
Dang Ping Cai, 56, was driving a Toyota Corolla on Rocky Drive at about 10:40 p.m. when he crashed over a curb and down the embankment, police said.
Cai’s vehicle received extensive damage, as did the landscape and patio of the residence, police said.
Officers said Cai was uninjured, and the homeowners were not home at the time of the incident.
Cai was cited on suspicion of careless driving.