VIDEO: Overspeeding pickup truck 'flies' off road and crashes near a petrol station in Saudi Arabia
04 Feb 2020
A combo image shows the pickup truck overspeeding in a road in Jazan.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
A video clip has been circulating on social media platforms of an overspeeding pickup truck crashing on the roadside in Saudi Arabia.
The video showed the truck driver racing on a lark, driving recklessly and putting the lives of others in danger. The driver escaped with injuries.
The details of the incident revealed that the driver of a Toyota Hilux pickup was overspeeding, and overtaking other cars from the wrong side. The truck ultimately veered off the road and crashed near a petrol station in the eastern province of Jazan.
The injured received medical treatment.
Police are investigating the case.
The authorities have urged motorists to adhere to traffic laws and regulations to avoid such incidents.
Last week, in Jazan, a car fell of the Munjid Mountain. The passengers escaped with injuries.
A 19-second video showed an SUV rolling down the mountain in Jazan.
It is not known what caused the accident but the authorities are investigating it.