An enraged pedestrian who got a dose of instant karma when he walked into a traffic light pole in Adelaide has become an unwitting viral sensation.

The dashcam video shows a car heading up Wyatt St in the Australian city, and stopping at the lights to turn into Flinders St, news.com.au reported.

An upset man walking a dog gesticulates angrily and mouths abuse at the driver for no apparent reason as he crosses at the lights - but is so intent on his rant he then walks into the traffic light.

That's when he really gets upset ...

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Just four days after "ChrisSmithOne77" posted the video on YouTube, it has amassed 6 million views and more than 6000 comments and is on the site's "trending" list.