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A car traveling at high speed in Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do collided with a traffic island at an intersection, and three people were injured.

The driver told the police that the brakes didn't work.



This is TBC reporter Park Young-hoon.



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is the intersection of No. 5, Jukdo-dong, Pohang-si.



A car appears on the right side of the intersection in the vehicle's black box image.



The vehicle, which has been accelerating at a tremendous speed with a roar, rushes to the traffic island and the vehicle body floats into the air.




Traffic lights and power poles collapse, and the site quickly becomes covered with thick dust.



[Accident Witness: I only saw a large object flew away, so after that, my vision became too dark, because it was the direction I was passing.

(My vehicle) would have suffered damage if it had been a little faster.]



The accident occurred today (24th) around 10:20 am, and the driver of the vehicle is 63-year-old Mr. A.



Person A is known to have stated that the brake system did not listen during the police investigation.



[Pohang Northern Police Station official: The brake didn't work, so he adjusted the steering wheel so as not to collide with the car in front, so he got a roadside tree.] In



this accident, three people, including Mr. A and two other drivers, suffered minor injuries. , 3 vehicles and traffic lights were destroyed.



The police are investigating the exact cause of the accident based on the black box video.



(Video coverage: Shinyeongdong TBC)

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