Movie fans are sharing a sigh of relief after a car crashed into the fence of the iconic house where 80s flick ‘The Outsiders’ was filmed, but thankfully did not damage the home.
A 16-year-old without a license was allegedly driving too fast when he crashed into the fence in front of the famous home in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Thursday at 2.40pm.
The house itself was not touched in the crash however its fence was damaged. The vehicle, a 1993 Chevrolet Corsica, was completely crushed in the crash.
A 16-year-old boy driving without a license crashed into the fence of the iconic home where the 80s flick ‘The Outsiders’ was filmed in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Thursday afternoon
The sudden crash was filmed on the home’s security camera, showing the red 1993 Chevrolet Corsica speeding and crashing into the home’s fencing, spraying dirt and grass with it. The home itself was unharmed in the crash
The teen was ticketed following the crash for driving too fast and for not having a license or insurance.
No one was hurt in the incident.
Cops say he was speeding as he made a left turn then crashed, according to Tulsa World.
‘The vehicle was traveling too fast and lost control crashing into the fence on the southeast corner of the intersection,’ Tulsa Police said in a news release.
‘Fortunately, the fence and the embankment stopped the forward momentum of the vehicle keeping it from crashing into the house at 731 N. St. Louis Avenue. The only damage was to the fence. The car was totaled,’ the release added.
Following the crash the home sustained damage to its fence, pictured above
The house is pictured above during a scene of the movie ‘The Outsiders’
‘The Outsiders’ was a famous 1983 mystery drama, cast members pictured above. From left, Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez and Patrick Swayze
A glimpse of the home can be seen in the background of this scene from ‘The Outsiders’
The famous home was purchased by hip hop artist Daniel O’Connor to restore the home and transform it into a museum.
It served as the set for the 1983 mystery featuring Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, and Patrick Swayze.
A Facebook page for ‘The Outsiders’ home shared video of the violent crash that was caught on a security camera.
‘Ugh. A sixteen year old kid with no license or insurance crashed into The Outsiders house antique fence. Hopefully, we can get it fixed and restored to its former glory. Thankfully no one was hurt,’ the group wrote.
The video shows the teen lose control of the red car that speeds over the street and sidewalk until it smashes into the fence and comes to a jolting halt, spraying dirt and grass as it crashes.