Man Drives into the Ocean – level 3
An alleged car thief in Australia chose an unusual way to attempt to avoid the law. Following a two-hour car chase in Perth, the man stopped the vehicle to deflate the tyre pressure before driving towards the beach. He then drove into the ocean.
As the vehicle began to sink, the man climbed out of a window and attempted to swim off. Officers were forced to wade into the waves in order to catch their suspect whose out-of-the-box escape tactic ultimately failed.
Difficult words: alleged (so-called by some people), attempt (to try), deflate (to let out some gas), tyre (a thick rubber ring that fits around the wheel of a car), wade (to walk through water that is not deep), out-of-the-box (unusual and creative).
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What do you think about the man driving into the ocean?
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