I have to admit, passing cars while going down a two lane road can be a dangerous game, especially if you’re making a turn. You can’t be certain how close oncoming traffic is. However, it’s even more dangerous to try and pull this off when there’s snow and ice on the roads…
And this is the perfect example of what can happen if you’re bold enough (or stupid enough) to try to pass a vehicle on a snowy and icy road.
According to the New York Post, this wild scene went down in upstate New York in the North Country region.
The footage was all captured on the dashcam of a snowplow driver, when you can see a Subaru attempting to pass a semi-truck.
I have to know, what in the hell was going through this driver’s mind? It’s already dangerous enough trying to pass any kind of car on a snowy and icy road, much less a semi-truck that’s blocking much of your view of oncoming traffic.
Nevertheless, the bonehead still tried it, and quickly realized they didn’t have enough time to pass the semi and get out of the way of the oncoming snowplow. The Subaru started to wipe out, and the back half of the vehicle drilled the snowplow, practically splitting the Subaru in half. Amazingly enough, nobody was injured during the accident, which is nothing short of a miracle considering there wasn’t much left of the Subaru after hitting the plow.
The New York Department of Transportation shared the chilling footage on X:
“Note to self: don’t try to pass when roads are covered in snow and slush”
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Note to self: don't try to pass when roads are covered in snow and slush.