“The whole mailbox exploded,” Driver plows into brick mailbox in Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Wade Wienstroer is mowing the lawn like any typical morning but is keeping a close eye on cars driving in his neighborhood.

If this had been two days earlier, he would have witnessed a bizarre incident in his neighborhood near Memorial and MacArthur.

"I was actually at home, and I heard something, and I came outside, and I heard the car go by, and it was dragging something after the fact,” Wienstroer said.

A white four-door car bulldozed a mailbox around 9:45 Tuesday morning.

The surveillance video shows bricks flying into the air.

"There were skid marks from the road where they came by so fast. It looks like they almost lost control. I was just surprised, after seeing the video, there wasn't more damage to the car," he said.

If you look at the video, you'll see a red car driving behind the suspect's vehicle.

Inside that car was a teenager and a 5-year-old passenger.

They were almost hit by the white car that zoomed around their vehicle.

"As we were pulling around the curve, this white car came up and was going like 60, and it went skidding around us," said Bailey Dickey.

He watched the incident unfold right in front of him.

"The whole mailbox exploded, and we were like 'What just happened?’ and then it pulled away and drove away real quick,” Dickey said.

Dickey told his neighbors about the ordeal.

Unfortunately, he didn't get a good look at the driver or the tag number.

"It didn't look intentional. It just look like the guy was being drunk or something," he said.

The homeowners haven't seen the damage to their mailbox yet, but the neighborhood is keeping an eye out to make sure it doesn't happen again.

"Upset, obviously, because unless you find out who did it and their insurance can pay for it, they're going to have to pay for it out of pocket, and that's probably a $1,000 mailbox give or take," Wienstroer said.

The car is described as a white four-door Chevy with a sunroof.

If you know anything about this crime, call Oklahoma City police.

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