Tow truck crash sends tires flying above Toronto highway

Posted at 1:43 PM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 17:30:15-04

TORONTO, Canada (KGTV) - Incredible dash cam video shows tires flying after a car hit a tow truck Saturday on a Toronto, Canada highway.

The camera attached to Adil Kanan’s tow truck was recording the moments Kanan stepped out to help three people in a disabled pickup truck.

"They seemed to be all alert and fine," he told CTV Toronto.

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Karan returned to his truck to alert police that his vehicle and a truck were blocking one lane of the freeway.

"As I was sitting there looking through my back window, that's when I observed the white Lexus approaching at a high rate of speed," he said.

The white vehicle hit the pickup truck, sending debris flying.

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One of the pickup truck’s passengers had been standing outside the truck and was thrown into the guardrail.

Two people inside the truck were ejected, and the driver ended up face-down on the highway. All three were listed in stable condition.

CTV News contributed to this report.