A man painting an apartment in Mira Mesa was minding his own business Saturday, when suddenly he had a feeling something bad was about to happen.
“I was working in the bedroom here and I heard like a crash and then I heard squealing tires I knew it was very, very close,” Richard Coffman said.
The painter leaped out of the bedroom.
"By the time I was on the other side of the door, the truck was inside the bedroom,” he said.
Coffman rushed outside to help the driver.
“I yelled at the guys, ‘ hey, are you ok?’ I tried to get them out of the truck and make sure nobody was hurt and there wasn’t any fire,” he said.
Amazingly, no one was hurt.
“I got a little scratch. That was it,” Coffman said pointing to his arm. “My lucky day, absolutely.”
It’s not clear why the truck lost control.