Whoops! Bungling tank driver loses control and crushes a pensioner’s car

This is the moment an out-of-control army tank crushed a pensioner’s car as it swung around a corner on a road in Belarus. Dramatic footage shows two war machines roaring on to the road in the city of Grodno in western Belarus.

 

 

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But while the first successfully negotiated the corner, the second appeared to take the bend too sharply and swerved onto the wrong side of the carriageway before crushing a Volkswagen Polo waiting at a red light. The clip shows the vehicle’s roof on the driver’s side crumple under the tracks of the giant tank.

 
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Incredibly, a pensioner and his grandson who were in the car managed to escape with just a few scratches. The pair were reportedly able to exit the car by themselves and waited by the side of the road for the emergency services to arrive.

 
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The driver, who has not been named, told local media: ‘We were waiting, letting the military column pass, after they entered the road from a side road. ‘After a few tanks passed by, one started sliding and crashed into my car.’ There has been no official statement from the military about the accident.

 

 

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