Locals flee as ship slams into embankment damaging guardrails in China

Locals fled as a ship crashed into an embankment, damaging the guardrails in eastern China.

The video, filmed in the city of Shanghai, shows people watching the large vessel approach, before realising something isn't right.

The people are seen running in panic before the ship slams into the embankment.

No one was injured in the incident, according to reports.

See what happens in the video above.