Motorsport: Truck racing driver survives sickening crash

Brazilian Super Truck racer Diumar Bueno survived a sickening crash over the weekend when his brakes failed during a practice season causing him to drive straight into a wall.

Driving on the Guaporé Circuit in Brazil, Bueno crashed head-on into the wall at around 184 kmph before rolling down a 15 metre embankment, Jalopnik.com reports.

After his brakes failed Bueno attempted to slow the truck down by turning into the infield grass but that only sent him on an agonising drive towards the wall which he went straight through.

Bueno suffered two broken legs and a broken arm.

- nzherald.co.nz

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