This raw dash-cam footage is a lesson for all those who don’t think taking their eyes off the road to hit a reply on a text is a big deal.
The recently released video features a terrifying accident on a highway in China in 2013. The driver can be seen taking out his cell phone and checking his text messages while steering the vehicle with just one hand.
In his moment of distraction, he fails to see a huge truck parked on the roadside at some distance, and looks up just in time to collide with it.
Watch the footage above to see the damage caused by the driver’s inability to concentrate on the road.
It is unclear if there were any passengers on the bus at the time of the accident.
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