Shocking moment, a man crushes his ‘out of control’ Audi TT as it reverses into a residential road before hitting two parked cars
- A man was seen on CCTV fiddling with the ignition of his silver Audi TT Roadster
- He was talking to a neighbor in Arnold Street, Bolton, Greater Manchester
- Within seconds, the car charges backwards and causes two cars to crash
This is the shocking moment when an Audi TT crushes its owner after going in the opposite direction before hitting two cars parked on a residential street.
The bizarre ordeal, captured on CCTV and shared with MailOnline, begins with a man wiping the roof of a silver Audi TT Roadster DSG while talking to a neighbour.
But things take an amazing turn when the door opens and seems to turn on the ignition. The car then sprints back down the hill while the frantic owner clings and tries unsuccessfully to stop it.
The drama does not end until after an Audi hits two parked cars, the man lies injured on the ground while people rush to his aid.
The accident occurred in Arnold Street, Bolton, Greater Manchester just before 2pm on Friday 6 May.
One witness said, “He tried to stop the car which I know was silly of him but I think a natural instinctive reaction occurred.”
‘he wanted Somehow get into the car and apply the brakes, but unfortunately the car ran over and the driver’s side door completely damaged his head and face.
The man sustained various cuts and bruises and one of his friends took him to the hospital.
In the video, he can be seen on the ground as one of the wheels rolls over his leg before his upper body is attached to the open driver’s door.
His shoe flies when he rolls backwards, leaving his face down in agonizing pain on Bolton Street.
He was said to have sustained serious injuries to his head, arms and right leg and bruises to his back.
Audi only managed to stop once one of the cars it hit in the pile reached a brick wall, with the windshield wipers still moving.
This is the shocking moment an Audi TT Roadster DSG ran over its owner after it jumped backwards and crashed into two parked cars on Arnold Street, Bolton, last week
A man is seen on CCTV footage shared exclusively with MailOnline playing with ignition in his silver Audi TT Roadster DSG while talking to his neighbor in Arnold Street, Bolton, Greater Manchester at 1.54pm on Friday, May 6
His neighbor rushes to try to help and quickly asks others to do the same, his older brother soon runs out and the owner’s mother, Audi, to support their loved ones.
The footage has been shared to see if any other Audi owner has experienced similar issues.
“It’s impossible for an automatic car to reverse and just gain that much momentum without the driver putting their foot on the brakes first,” the source said.
Within seconds, the car jumps into action, dashes backwards, and continues to reverse down the residential street – all while the owner keeps his arm while trying to stop the car.
The Audi failed to stop and went back in two parked vehicles on the road. The frantic owner was dragged down the street as the silver car gained momentum, as he ran to try to keep up with the speed it was running.
He fell onto the pavement, collapsed, and then ran his legs off the front wheel before his upper body stuck to the open driver’s door. His shoe flies when he rolls backwards under the driver’s door, leaving his face down in excruciating pain on Bolton Street.
The automatic handbrake was still on, too. strange. There were serious injuries but the car could easily be replaced.
MailOnline has contacted Audi for comment.
Greater Manchester Police attended the scene and the North West Ambulance Service was called before the man was taken to hospital by one of the people involved in the accident.