The risk of driving under the influence of alcohol cannot be overemphasized. Not only are you putting your life at risk, but you are also endangering the safety of other road users as well. The recent video that was shared online shows the moment when a drunk Brazilian trucker ran a car off the road.
The truck driver was found to be drunk after running the car off the road
Fortunately, no one sustained injuries from this incident. The local report claims that the driver of this truck fled the scene but was stopped just 30 km away in the city of Cipo by military police on patrol. After a test was carried out on him, the trucker was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.
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The 35-year-old driver, whose identity has not been revealed, was apprehended and sent by the police to a local station, where his license was revoked for one year. Surprisingly, the local media has failed to disclose the specific charges the Brazilian trucker was hit with, in connection with the incident.
Here is the video which shows the moment the drunk trucker was running the car off the road.
Regardless of this, we are happy that no casualty was recorded from this scary incident. In most cases, this would have gone south for the driver and other occupants of the car that was run out of the road by this trucker.
Meanwhile, in a similar event involving a truck, a truck driver was arrested by the police recently for crushing a Keke rider to death in Rivers State, Nigeria.