Ice Breaks Under a Car – level 3

30-12-2021 07:00

An Audi Q7 sped onto a frozen reservoir in Northeast China and drifted for a bit before its rear wheels suddenly broke through the ice.

Within a matter of minutes, the whole car had gone underwater. Luckily, all three passengers, including the driver, managed to climb out of a window to safety.

Local residents had gathered to the opening ceremony of a local winter fishing festival, all witnessing the moment that the car plunged. People later pulled the car out of the water with no injuries to be reported.

Difficult words: reservoir (a man-made lake), drift (move, slide), rear (back), within a matter of minutes (happening very quickly over a few minutes), SUV (a sport utility vehicle – a high-performance four-wheel-drive vehicle), gather (come together), plunge (fall).

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