Dashboard caméra vidéo numérique shows an elderly Korean couple speeding at 80 mph
Korean officials are now investigating whether dashboard caméra vidéo numérique that shows an elderly Korean couple speeding through crowded city streets and then plowing into another vehicle at 80 mph is evidence of sudden, uncontrolled acceleration by the vehicle.
Footage of the May 6 crash, in which 17 people were injured, was posted on an internet forum by the couple's son, who told Korean media he didn't think that the police or the auto manufacturer would believe that the crash was caused by sudden, unexplained acceleration.
WATCH: video of the Hyundai crash.
The son, who would alone accord his ancestors name, Kwon, to Korean media, said his father, the driver, suffered burst ribs and fingers and his mother bare an operation to stop centralized bleeding.
The incident, which occurred in abundant cartage in Daegu, one of South Korea's better cities, was captured by a améra vidéo numérique army on the Sonata's dashboard and adverse forward. In the 29 additional clip, the car accelerates bound from a complete standstill. The disciplinarian weaves in and out of traffic, aggravating to abstain appulse as his wife blurts, "Oh my god, what is traveling on?" The disciplinarian again slams into the aback of a chock-full car at 129 kilometers per hour.
On Monday, the Korean government said it planned to investigate the incident, and that it is aswell investigating several added incidents of declared abrupt acceleration.
In a account to ABC News, Hyundai Motors said, "The Car is getting inspected by the Korean National Forensic Service. There is no time appraisal for the cessation of the investigation."
On May 5, Hyundai appear that all its cars are now bogus with anchor override systems, which are advised to stop abrupt dispatch incidents. According to Korean media letters the car from the Daegu blast was a 2009 Sonata.
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