A bizarre incident in Punjab involving a newly bought Toyota Innova Hycross has brought to light the importance of undivided attention while driving. This unexpected turn of events occurred as the driver, on a return trip from offering prayers at a temple in Himachal, got distracted by an unlikely culprit—a fly. As luck would have it, the driver lost control over the vehicle and ended up crashing into a can running alongside the road.
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Owner of Brand New Toyota Innova Hycross Crashes into Canal
The story begins with a buyer of a Toyota Innova Hycross who travels from Punjab to Himachal to seek blessings at a temple. He was accompanied by his family. However, the return journey took an unforeseen twist that left him and his family shaken. A fly that entered the cabin led to a chain of events that changed the course of the journey. The fly ended up irritating the driver so much that he rolled down the window to shoo it away. In the process, he lost control over the vehicle. This caused the vehicle to drive into a nearby canal.
The vehicle was entire submerged in water but timely action by road users saved all the lives. The occupants were evacuated as bystanders made ropes out of clothes to pull the people out of the canal. Next, a crane was called to pull out the Toyota Innova Hycross from the canal. Luckily, all the occupants, who were visibly shaken, were totally unhurt. Even the vehicle showed no signs of external damage. However, the extent of damage to the mechanicals and the electronics is not known.
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Incident Serves as a Lesson for All Drivers
This incident serves as a reminder of the need for undivided attention while driving. The driver’s distraction due to the annoyance by a fly put an entire family’s life at stake. Hence, it’s clear how even a momentary lapses in concentration can prove lethal. Moreover, the locals residing in the area were quick to share that such incidents are not uncommon. Their repeated requests to authorities for erection of a guard rail at this section has fell to deaf ears.
The unfortunate event involving the Toyota Innova Hycross goes on to show that even the slightest distraction can lead to dire consequences. As drivers, it is imperative to prioritize safety, exercise patience, and maintain full focus on the road. While we are happy that none of the occupants got hurt, let’s all have this incident serve as a prime example of the consequences of lapse in attention when driving.
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