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Thu Aug 21, 2014, 11:01 PM Aug 2014

Wrong-Way Motorway Smash Captured On Video

Lucky for this old man, he was in the UK:


The police dashboard camera then captures the moment the officers deliberately crash into the car, being driven by a 77-year-old man with dementia.

The police driver is heard telling his colleague: "I had to mate." The officer replies: "I know you did, I know you did."

The police force has praised the bravery of the traffic officers for choosing to engineer the collision to prevent the car from hitting oncoming traffic.

The male driver, from Rowley Regis in the West Midlands, had earlier been reported missing by his family. He was not hurt in the crash on the northbound carriageway of the motorway. One of the officers suffered a minor injury in Monday's incident.


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Wrong-Way Motorway Smash Captured On Video (Original Post) PumpkinAle Aug 2014 OP
And you have a problem with this, why? eom. 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2014 #1
Seems to me there's not a problem Spider Jerusalem Aug 2014 #2
Really? The man was LUCKY he wasn't in the States! PumpkinAle Aug 2014 #5
"I had to mate"? Art_from_Ark Aug 2014 #3
... and "copy editing failure of the year award" goes to ... surrealAmerican Aug 2014 #4
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