ENTERTAINMENT

The California driver jumps 20 feet in the air after hitting a mound of earth


These Duke Boys are back! The distracted driver is drifting off the freeway and soaring 20 feet in the air after taking off from a dirt bank

  • Dramatic footage showed the limo taking off into the air in California
  • The California Highway Patrol said the driver was not paying attention to the road
  • The car left the Modesto motorway at high speed on Saturday afternoon
  • Fortunately, the driver sustained only minor injuries after the dramatic accident

A distracted driver threw himself 20 feet in the air after losing focus while driving on the California freeway.

CCTV footage released by California Highway Patrol shows the car exiting the lane and traveling up the mound at high speed.

The car continues to drive on top of the pile and within a second it is in the air so the driver is completely out of control.

The driver of the car pictured lost focus while driving through Modesto, California on Saturday afternoon and exited the highway at high speed

People compared the stunt to the 1980s TV show The Dukes of Hazzard, which Warner Bros turned into a movie in 2005

People compared the stunt to the 1980s TV show The Dukes of Hazzard, which Warner Bros turned into a movie in 2005

The car hit a large mound of earth at high speed and used it as a ramp to get into the air

The car hit a large mound of earth at high speed and used it as a ramp to get into the air

The car jumped more than 20 feet after hitting the mound at high speed

The car jumped more than 20 feet after hitting the mound at high speed

The incident took place on Saturday afternoon in Modesto, California.

According to the CHP, the driver suffered minor injuries despite his dramatic accident.

A CHP spokesman said: “The driver of this limo was inattentive while traveling north on Kansas Avenue on SR-99.

The limo left the street and took off several feet in the air.

Fortunately, the driver was only slightly injured.

"Remember, hands on the wheel and thoughts on the road."

Many people who commented on the CHP Facebook page compared the incident to the 1980's The Dukes of Hazzard, which featured two cousins ​​and their 1969 Dodge Charger named General Lee.

Teddy Crawford wrote, "Just a few good old boys, Hazard-style dukes."

Shannon Bell began reciting the theme song from legendary country and western star Waylon Jennings: “Just a good old boy. & # 39;

In 2005, Hollywood made a cast of The Dukes of Hazard with Jessica Simpson [left] as Daisy Duke and Jonny Knoxville [center] and Sean William Scott as cousins ​​Beau and Luke Duke [along with the 1969 Dodge Charger nicknamed The General Lee]

In 2005, Hollywood made a cast of The Dukes of Hazard with Jessica Simpson [left] as Daisy Duke and Jonny Knoxville [center] and Sean William Scott as cousins ​​Beau and Luke Duke [along with the 1969 Dodge Charger nicknamed The General Lee]

According to California Highway Patrol, the driver suffered minor injuries in the accident

According to California Highway Patrol, the driver suffered minor injuries in the accident

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