Unintended acceleration is back, this time involving a Hyundai instead of a Toyota. At least that’s what it looks like in a video uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday that has already almost gathered a million views.
Recorded on a dash cam, the video shows a Hyundai YF Sonata at a traffic light behind another Hyundai. Then, seemingly out of nowhere the car starts speeding up. Before long it’s flying through a crowded street at more than 117 km/h (72 mph) according to what the camera shows on the top of the screen.
As would be expected, it isn’t long before the driver runs out of room to steer around the other cars and violently rear-ends someone.
The driver is blaming unintended acceleration for the incident and it would seem hard to argue against it. Then again, it seems a little fishy that there just happened to be a dash cam on board and running at the time. The question then becomes whether or not anyone would really risk their life like that, and why?
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