Second truck pulls into automobile’s path earlier than smashing into central reservation and sending bins exploding throughout freeway in Thailand
- Containers had been despatched exploding throughout the freeway in Bangkok, Thailand
- A truck driver tried to undertake the driving force of a yellow Mercedes final month
- The truck slammed into the aspect of the automobile earlier than hitting right into a lamppost
A driver and his spouse had a slim escape when a truck driver pulled out in entrance of him and slammed right into a lamppost at virtually 80mph.
Containers had been despatched exploding throughout the freeway in Bangkok, Thailand, when the truck careered throughout the highway and hit the central reservation.
Dashcam footage captured the second the white supply van lower right into a yellow Mercedes SL 500 AMG because it tried to overhaul a lorry at 77mph.
Dashcam footage captured the second the van lower right into a yellow Mercedes whereas driving alongside the highway close to Bangkok, Thailand
It pushed the Mercedes towards the wall then wobbled from side-to-side whereas dozens of bins spilled into the trail of the visitors behind.
The Mercedes driver, an expat from Perth, Western Australia, and his Thai spouse emerged unhurt and handed the footage of the crash to police.
They declare the crash brought about £9,900 to their automobile.
Talking at the moment, the driving force mentioned: ‘This van tried to run me off the highway a number of occasions however you do not see that within the video. Many individuals are asking why I accelerated and didn’t brake.
Containers had been despatched exploding throughout the freeway in Bangkok, Thailand, after the truck careered throughout the highway
The white supply car was attempting to overhaul a lorry when it veered in entrance of the SL 500 AMG. It brought about 400 000 baht (£9,000) price of harm
‘Nonetheless, if I had braked exhausting, with an eight piston Brembo brake, vehicles will surely have slammed into the again of me and I’d have misplaced management and ended up as solely sufferer there.
‘As a substitute, by staying towards the concrete barrier and accelerating, the automobile stayed straight and in full management.’
The motive force mentioned that police had reviewed the footage from the incident on November 11 and agreed that the truck driver was within the mistaken. Their firm’s insurance coverage suppliers at the moment are handing the difficulty.
He added: ‘There are 4 wheels and 4 tyres on my automobile which are destroyed, and extra injury to the physique work. The price is round 400 000 baht (£9,900).’