‘Disqualified’ driver miraculously escapes after crashing into a lorry, as shocked witnesses ask, ‘How could anyone survive that?’
- A suspected disqualified driver collided with a semi-trailer
- Jackie Chand, 37, hit the semifinals at Wetherill Park
- He miraculously walked away with minor injuries
A reportedly disqualified driver miraculously survived after his SUV slammed into the back of a semi-trailer, shattering the roof of his vehicle.
Jackie Chand, 37, was driving a Nissan Murano on Hassall Street in Wetherill Park in western Sydney when he hit a Nissan Navara at about 5.30pm on Sunday.
The Navara driver, 66, tried to get out of Chand’s way but was clipped by his SUV, causing the vehicle to spin with his niece and nephew inside.
After clipping the ute, Chand’s SUV crashed into the back of a parked semi-trailer.
The impact of the collision completely destroyed the roof of his SUV.
A reportedly disqualified driver has been lucky to walk away with his life after the Nissan Murano he was driving slammed into the back of a semi-trailer
Jackie Chand, 37, was driving the Murano on Hassall Street in Wetherill Park when he clipped a Nissan Navara before crashing into the rear of the semi-trailer
But Chand shockingly survived the crash with minor injuries.
He was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital as a precaution.
The driver and his niece and nephew were unharmed.
Witnesses expressed surprise that Chand made it out of the crash alive.
A driver of a Nissan Nivara, 66, tried to swerve in front of Chand but was hit by his SUV, causing the vehicle to spin
Chand (pictured left) walked away from the crash with minor injuries. He was treated at the scene and taken to Liverpool Hospital as a precaution
“I’m shocked that he actually walks away from that, I really do, after seeing the footage it’s unbelievable,” said local mechanic Jason Kouroukas. 9News.
Luke Frendo saw the truck collide and helped pull Chand out of the wreckage.
“The truck came by and hit him on the head because he had a deep cut on his head,” Mr. Frendo said.
“He asked me to get him out, so I pulled him out of the car.”
A witness, Luke Frendo, pulled Chand from the wreckage after witnessing the sickening impact
Chand has been issued to court for operating a motor vehicle during a disqualification period and negligent driving charges
Chand is reportedly a disqualified driver and police claim that this is his second offense without a license.
He has been issued a ticket for operating a motor vehicle during a disqualification period and charges of negligent driving.
Chand will appear before Fairfield Local Court on June 13.