Speeding car just misses police officers in petrol station crash


Speeding car crashes at petrol station

A speeding car narrowly avoided tragedy after it careered into a petrol station - missing two police officers by inches.

Miraculously, no-one was hurt in the shocking sequence of events which stunned even the officers who were topping their patrol car up with fuel.

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The video, which has gone viral since the near miss happened just a day ago, shows a car travelling at normal speed down the motorway and pulling in to a petrol station.

But the driver of the red car travelling behind decides to turn into the fuelling station at the very last minute.

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The car careers across the forecourt

The car careers across the inside lane at high speed before swerving towards a set of pumps being used by a police car.

Somehow, the speeding car manages to swerve between the two pumps, hitting the side of one of them but missing the attendant and one of the officers by a fraction.

It is not clear how much damage was caused by the smash.

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The police officer and the pump attendant dive for cover

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The car clips one of the fuel pumps before coming to a halt

The red car apparently comes to a halt out of the picture after smashing sideways into a wall.

It is not clear what happened to the driver after the incident.

The incredible near miss happened in the municipality of Monóvar in Alicante and has been seen by thousands of people on YouTube.

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