Sunday 25 February 2018

Watch: Horrifying moment car spins out of control on Irish road, crashes into ditch... and continues on

Belfast Telegraph

The treacherous winter roads can be a real hazard for many motorists, and for one Lisburn driver that was certainly the case.

Footage has just emerged of a car spinning out of control on the Barnfield Road near Lisburn, Co Antrim crashing into a ditch and then, incredibly continuing on.

Such was the extent of the crash, the Renault car was left badly damaged.

Cars heading on the other direction were forced to hot the brakes - and were lucky not to have been caught up in it.

The footage was filmed by a MAC Autoparts van.

"Very lucky," the firm said in a Facebook post.

The incident happened at the beginning of January and since it was posted online by Mac Autoparts, it has been viewed over 100,000 times.

Police said the driver of the car was unharmed, despite the significant damage, and was not facing charges.

A spokesman said: "At approximately 4pm on Monday January 9, police received the report of a car crashing into a ditch on the Barnfield Road in the Lisburn area.

"The driver of the vehicle was unharmed, however significant damaged was caused to the vehicle."

Belfast Telegraph

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