A young mum and her family's quiet night was shattered by two loud bangs when a car fleeing police crashed into their car. The family shot out of bed just before 3am and as day broke the reality of how lucky they were to be alive became evident. Skid marks, a scraped tree and a once-airborne car on its side showed the aftermath of a police pursuit. Young mum Cheyenne Taia tells Cira Olivier how her car saved her life.

A young family is lucky to be alive after a car fleeing police crashed into their parked car just stopping