TAIYUAN, CHINA – Expressway toll booths can be, well a drag. And it seems a driver in northern China just didn’t want to wait.
Cameras at the toll station caught at ruck, barreling through the toll station and crashing right into it. The whole booth was destroyed. A nearby booth was also damaged.
The truck’s passenger was severely hurt and had to be taken to the hospital. The driver was just a little bruised up.
And perhaps the accident happening where it did was sort of a blessing in disguise. The toll booth is an Electronic Toll Collection, or ETC, meaning vehicles don’t need to stop to pay a toll to an actual person. So had there been a worker inside, officials say the whole thing could have been a lot worse.