Fortunately, unlike that scene in Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, no one got hurt (or got killed by Jason Statham in an epic plot twist).
On Monday, pedestrians walking along Shibuya’s Scramble Intersection – that famous Tokyo landmark where hundreds of people make their way across a busy street – were almost run over by a car being chased by the cops.
CCTV footage of the incident shows a van speeding through a red light, nearly hitting the mass of people crossing the intersection. A police car gives chase, albeit slowly (politely even) to avoid running over someone.
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A few seconds later, the van makes a U-turn and comes through the intersection again. As other pedestrians run for their lives, one man decides he’s had enough if this van’s BS and gives it a kick as it passes by. Unfortunately, unlike in Street Fighter, the kick wasn’t strong enough to take down the vehicle.
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Deeming the chase too dangerous, the cops let the suspect get away, for now.
According to reports, the van was questioned by authorities during a routine traffic stop when it decided to speed away. The police are currently searching for the car and its owner.
Via Rocket News 24