In China’s Heilongjiang province, heavy rains have wreaked havoc on roads. A surprising incident was captured on video when a car narrowly escaped falling into a huge hole in the road thanks to a quick and precise maneuver by the driver. However, another vehicle that came behind did not have the same luck and fell into the hole.
The shocking video shows how the first car stops right on the edge of the huge sinkhole that has been created by heavy rainfall. The driver manages to react in time and avoids falling into the hole, which undoubtedly prevented a tragedy.
However, the second car behind could not react in time and ended up falling into the hole with a deafening noise. At this time, the status of the passengers traveling in that vehicle is unknown, and the intervention of the authorities is expected to carry out the rescue tasks and determine if there were injuries or serious damage.
This incident highlights the importance of remaining safe and calm behind the wheel in emergency situations, especially during severe weather conditions. Heavy rains and storms can cause significant damage to road infrastructure, creating dangerous holes that can put the lives of drivers and their passengers at risk.
The Heilongjiang authorities should take urgent measures to assess and repair the damage on the affected roads while urging drivers to drive carefully and be alert for any unexpected situations on the roads. This incident serves as a reminder that road safety is a responsibility shared by all road users.