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SA driver escapes fiery race car, drunk driver smashes 17 cars... Your midweek video wrap

2017-08-23 15:16

LUCKY ESCAPE: Local racing driver Mike Schmidt escapes from his burning race car during a practice stint at Dezzi Raceway. Image: YouTube

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Cape Town - From an SA racer escaping a flaming race car to a scooter rider plunging into a huge sinkhole, here are 5 car clips you shouldn't miss.

DUI, two-trucking fiasco

In what could easily pass as a scene in a 'Fast and Furious' film, a vehicle in  was spotted being towed recklessly through Compton, California. The car being towed had no wheels and the tow truck driver can be seen ignoring stop signs along the way. The driver was later stopped by police and said that he was repossessing the vehicle.

We also looked at an incident that involved a 25-year-old man being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after crashing into 17 cars at an apartment complex. The inebriated driver was attempting to park.

CCTV footage captured the moment a scooter rider plunged into a huge sinkhole moments before it opened up. The rider was checking his phone before the crash...

Here is your midweek video wrap:

1. WATCH: SA racing driver makes dramatic escape from burning race car

2. Drunk driver hits 17 cars while trying to park

3. How did he not see that!? Scooter rider plunges into huge sinkhole

4. WATCH: Surfing a truck!? Here's how not to have a car towed


5. It's a 'Terrakhana'! Ken Block's epic gymkhana goes off-road!

6. WATCH: Crowd turns on Mustang owner who plows into them

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