It Looked Easier In Blues Brothers – Driver Jumps Drawbridge, Fails
Was he on drugs? Did he seriously think he could beat Hollywood at its own game?
Whatever was going through his mind – delusions, dodgy substances, boredom – this driver thought nothing of taking on a rather large gap between two parts of a retractable bridge that were in the process of joining up.
Unfortunately for the 56-year-old, who had accelerated under a security barrier in the Dutch town of Bruinisse, things didn’t go at all to plan…
He can thank his lucky stars that he escaped with his life, but he suffered a punctured lung and broken ribs after falling on to a concrete barrier while getting out of the water. Stupid is as stupid does…
See the plunge horror in full below:
This, of course, is how bridge leaps should be done* – as demonstrated in The Blues Brothers.
* Not that we’re advocating you should do this, of course…
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