The boy was still inside of the inflatable house when a strong wind gust picked it up into the air, tossing it onto a nearby highway where it struck a auto.
A potentially tragic accident involving a 9-year-old boy in a bounce house in Southern California is the latest harrowing incident to highlight the dangers the popular party attractions can pose.
CBS Los Angeles spoke to witnesses who said the gust of wind looked like a tornado.
Sheriff's deputies responded to an area of the highway near Bartlett Avenue at about 3:12 p.m., officials said. The driver of the vehicle was unharmed, but police said he was "shook up from the ordeal". A bounce house in South California blew on to a nearby highway in strong winds.