Semi drags pinned car down highway in shocking video


This redefined “side car.”

A motorist’s dashcam captured the terrifying moment a truck dragged a car down an Illinois freeway in a scene straight out of “The Fast and the Furious.”

NBC reported that the accident occurred Tuesday morning after a vehicle crashed into the semitruck on Interstate 294 in Cook County, Chicago.

Accompanying footage, recorded by passing driver Grzesiek Misiek, shows the titanic transport hurtling down the highway with a black sedan pinned underneath. At one point, a passenger can be seen waving out of the “side car’s” window as it’s dragged down the road.

Despite the nail-biting footage, no one was injured during the inadvertent tow job. Authorities briefly shut down two of the freeway’s lanes so they could investigate the incident.

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The truck dragged the car along the road at high speeds with a passenger inside.

Courtesy of Grzesiek Misiek/YouT

This isn’t the first freak accident to occur on US roadways of late. In August, a New Jersey motorist redefined “drive-thru” after they lost control of their car, causing it to sail through the air and crash into a Wendy’s, as seen in a wild police video.

Meanwhile, this past November, an armored truck accidentally made it rain money on a California highway, sparking a cash-grab frenzy that resulted in two arrests.

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