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She turns off her car headlights by mistake and turns around on the road

Sunday evening on a road in Gers, a motorist touched the lighting switch located under the steering wheel before having an accident.

Life sometimes hangs by a thread. Or rather a button. By mishandling the lighting switch present under the steering wheel this driver was plunged into darkness in the middle of the night while she was on the road. The events took place in Gers on Sunday February 4, and the forty-year-old ended up in the ditch in the space of a few seconds. Miraculously, she escaped unscathed.

His car goes into the background

In a very short period of time, this driver lost control of her car, in the dark, around 7:30 p.m. Everything took place on the municipal road, in the countryside, not far from Miramont-d’Astarac. This town located between Auch and Mirande witnessed the accident of this woman who turned off her headlights by mistake by touching the wrong button on his steering wheel.

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An error that could have been dramatic

The driver then panicked and took too long to turn his headlights back on. His vehicle left the road and one of its wheels was in the air. Obviously, in the dark, the driver was unable to react and his car was on its side in the ditch.

Miraculously, no injuries were reported to the motorist, who will remember this rather unusual accident for a long time. She was transported to the Auch hospital center to have check-ups, but everything was fine with her. It goes without saying that she is shocked after going through such an ordeal.

The alcohol test carried out by the Gers gendarmes showed that the driver was sober at the time of the incident. It was just a human error and ‘an inadvertently activated button which could have cost him a lot of money. One thing is certain, we won’t do it again!

Fortunately, the damage was only material, but this 40-year-old woman came close to disaster. And you ? Have you ever encountered this kind of problem for a moment?

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