Man flies out of the car – level 3
A pickup truck lost control at a high speed while overtaking, flipped over around six times, and scattered debris and tyres across the road and grass.
The dash cam in the car which the truck overtook captured the incident, including the moment that the passenger flew out of the truck.
He hurled into the air like a rag doll from a side window before landing on the road. Then you can see the driver getting out of the truck when it finally comes to a stop and running towards his passenger. Incredibly, the flying man survived with only broken bones and is said to be in a stable condition.
At the time of the accident, there was little traffic along the road, so no other vehicles were involved. The local media reported that the driver may have been under the influence of alcohol.
Difficult words: overtaking (when a car passes another car that is driving slower than it is), scatter (throw around), debris (pieces of something broken), dashcam (a camera on a dashboard – the flat front area in front of the driver), hurl (throw quickly), rag doll (a soft doll made from pieces of cloth), influence (power).
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