Truck driver pulled into a garage to have his tire repaired and while the technician was working on it, the tire exploded, killing the repairman on the spot. That’s just plain brutal. I’ve never worked in a tire shop so the premise of a tire exploding is new to me. I suppose for it to happen, you’d have to overinflate the shit out of it, no? But then again, that’s probably why the truck driver was having it looked at – cause it was just about to explode. Unfortunately, it exploded when a man trying to earn a living was right next to it. They need to start employing safety procedure in Asia. I’m sure there are devices and tools to prevent injuries and death in tire repair shops.
Many thanks to archamedes for the video and this awesome commentary:
Couple of japs trying to pump up a tire and it explodes, causing the mechanic to get the full force of it in his face and makes him do an awesome ragdoll flip. He died.
Something is telling me this happened in China, not Japan, but since I don’t speak either language, I can only guess. The CCTV video capturing the unfortunate tire explosion is below: