Video: tow truck driver sends car straight into ditch
Warning: strong language
This hilarious video of a failed attempt to pick up a car has become an instant internet hit.
The white Mazda was ended up on its side after an accident. In the video, the tow truck driver attempts what should be a relatively simple operation to flip the vehicle the right way up.
It all goes well until the rescued car breaks free from the chain, plunging straight into a steep ditch.
The woman recording the scene is clearly incredulous at the bungled rescue attempt.
After uploading it to the internet, she said: "I recorded the incident on behalf of the driver in case the insurance company needed it... just as well!"