Flipped Over Van Lands In Front Of Quick-Thinking Driver

Story ByLee BullenSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

Video Credit: AsiaWire/@gary.tam.3382

This is the moment an out-of-control van flips across a dual carriageway landing in front of a quick-thinking motorist who brakes just in time.

The incident was filmed by the motorist’s dash cam on Kwai Chung Road in Kowloon located in the south-eastern Chinese autonomous territory of Hong Kong and shared on social media.

In the footage, the filming motorist is seen driving along the dual carriageway in wet conditions.

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Suddenly, a speeding transit van approaches from the driver’s right-hand side and hits the central reservation, flipping on its side and sliding across the road.

Fortunately, the filming driver manages to brake just before they were about to ram into the van’s undercarriage and instead only lightly taps it.

According to local media, the accident caused the road to be closed between 11am and 12.10pm. It was the second road accident to happen at the same junction in two days.

According to local media, a grey van hit the pavement’s railings and crashed into the steps leading to a footbridge.

A female pedestrian was rushed to a nearby hospital after reportedly breaking her leg in the accident.

Meanwhile, the driver was trapped inside the van and rescued by bystanders.

He only suffered minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment, according to reports.

John Feng

I am a senior journalist and editor, and have worked for a number of different news agencies over the last decade. I am currently editor-in-chief of the Asia Wire Report news wire.

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