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    The incredible leaping cab
    The incredible leaping cab
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    The incredible leaping cab

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    Zoe Chen
    Zoe Chen
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    Here’s the oddest scene we’ve seen in a while. 

    A cab hangs over the entrance to an underpass on Kai Fuk Road in Hong Kong yesterday.

    The 69-year-old driver had to be freed by the fire department after he lost control of the vehicle and mounted the railing. 

    The taxi leapt the railing, but the driver was uninjured.
    The taxi leapt the railing, but the driver was uninjured. Photo: Sam Tsang

    Police said he passed a breathalyzer test.

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    According to Chinese-language newspaper the Headline Daily, the accident was caused by pedal mix-up.

    Fortunately, the incident left no one seriously harmed. The driver suffered minor head and chest injuries.

    ZOE CHEN
    ZOE CHEN
    Zoe is a video journalist at Inkstone. Previously, she was a video journalist and producer for BBC Chinese and BBC News in Beijing.

    ZOE CHEN
    ZOE CHEN
    Zoe is a video journalist at Inkstone. Previously, she was a video journalist and producer for BBC Chinese and BBC News in Beijing.

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