Dash-cam Captures Ride-Sharing Driver Falling Asleep at the Wheel, Waking Up to Violent Crash

This is the moment when a sleepy ride-hailing driver in southeastern China returned to his senses after crashing his car against a parked vehicle on an expressway.

The accident, caught on both dashboard and surveillance cameras, occurred along the Guangzhou-Shenzhen Expressway around 8:26 a.m. on Jan. 17, according to Shenzhen News.

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The dash-cam footage, which has just started going viral, shows the ride-hailing driver struggling to keep his eyes open while transporting a passenger.

Seconds into the video, the passenger is heard screaming in terror as the driver hits the brakes.

Unfortunately, it was too late — the car crashed against a construction vehicle parked along a lane, Sohu noted.

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The dash-cam screen is seen going on all directions during the impact.

Shenzhen traffic police immediately rushed to the scene. As of 10:20 a.m., the accident had been disposed off the road.

Four individuals were reportedly injured, including the driver, who sustained wounds on his face.

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Initial investigations confirmed that the driver was “fatigue driving.”

It is unclear whether the passenger suffered any injuries and how the driver will be dealt with under applicable traffic law.

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