Driver killed as steel beams slam through cab: dashcam video

Why you shouldn’t brake suddenly?

The driver of a truck was crushed by shifting steel rods as the vehicle came to an abrupt stop at an intersection in Chuzhou City, central China’s Anhui Province.

The accident was captured by dash cam on a nearby car.

The 53-year-old driver hit the brakes suddenly when the traffic light turned red.

The truck was loaded with 9 large steel rods weighing more than 44 tons, more than 30 percent heavier than the weight allowed.

An investigation shows sudden braking and overloading were to blame for the accident.

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