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Watch: Moment reckless driver slams into parked truck in Saudi Arabia

Speeding driver dies after loosing control of his vehicle and slamming into a parked truck

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A CCTV camera has caught the moment a reckless speeding driver ploughed onto parked cars, leading to the driver’s instant death in Hafar Al-Batin, Saudi Arabia.

Spokesperson for the General Directorate of Traffic Gen. Ali al-Rashidi dangerous behavior of drivers in handling their cars and not following traffic rules and road safety are two of the top ten causes of fatal accidents in Saudi Arabia.

According to Saudi traffic authorities, at least one driver gets into an accident in the kingdom every second, while at least 20 people - mostly young Saudi men - die per day to speeding, drifting or reckless driving.

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*This article is also available in Arabic on AlArabiya.net.