Guess what happens in this news segment about a dangerous road

This is mere seconds before the accident. 

Mar 1, 2020, 5:31 pm*

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Austin Powell 

Austin Powell

I don’t speak Swedish, but I have a pretty good idea what happened in this jarring news segment.

A local fireman (or some other public official) is being interviewed in front of an dangerous roundabout on an icy winter afternoon. As if on cue, a car illustrates the dangers of the road, crashing through the helpless guardrail.

Thankfully, the driver quickly emerges unharmed, and the overall response time and effort leaves a lot for us to aspire to locally.

Based on a Google translation of the YouTube description, the footage is actually from a 2002 segment shot in Korkom, a rural county with only 2,300 residents.

Here’s hoping that some changes have been made in the last decade.

H/T Reddit | Screengrab via TV4Nyheterna/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 8, 2014, 4:12 pm