Enthusiasts Hit and Run Leads to Rollover, But Doesn't Stop There

17:21  06 february  2018
17:21  06 february  2018 Source:   autotrader.ca

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It's a tale of road rage and what not to do from both sides of a collision. And of just how strong the BMW 7 series is. A road rage video of a hit, a chase, a rollover, and more chase. Plus two drivers who should probably get their driving privileges suspended.



The video starts on the Atlantic City Turnpike, just south of Camden, New Jersey. The driver of the camera car, a 2002-2005 BMW 7 series gets rear-ended by a 2011-2013 Honda Accord. You can hear the bump on camera. That's mistake number one. The driver of the BMW tries to pull over but the Accord driver doesn't. That's mistake number two. And that's where it gets reckless.

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39989919971_7bb7bbb4b8_b.jpg© http://www.autotrader.ca/ 39989919971_7bb7bbb4b8_b.jpg The BMW takes off in pursuit of the Accord, with both weaving in and out of traffic. The Accord heads for an off-ramp with the BMW close behind. But through a combination of slick roads, cold temperatures, the wrong tires, and road rage, the BMW driver spins out. The car rolls onto the roof, but somehow it lands back on all four wheels.

Then things really escalate. The BMW driver keeps going in pursuit of the Honda. Likely leaving the Civic driver who stopped to help incredibly confused.

The chase continues while the BMW passenger calls 911.

There were originally three clips, but the last two have been taken down. According to a thread on the VWVortex forum from viewers who saw the other two clips before they got taken down, the chase continued until the BMW spun out again in a parking lot. The driver hit a curb, broke a rear control arm, and the chase ended.

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If someone hits you and tries to run, don't chase them. Get a description and a license plate number, and call the police. Because things won't get better. They'll only get worse. Just watch.

Editor's note: Video contains strong language and illegal behaviour

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