Pick-up truck carrying steel bars tips over and knocks down street lamp in China

A pickup truck loaded with steel bars tipped over while making a turn at an intersection in China

CCTV footage shows the vehicle falling on its side and knocking down a street lamp and traffic lights in the city of Ganzhou in Jiangxi province on November 12. Its cargo spilled out onto the sidewalk and damaged the guardrails.

Traffic police said the pickup was reportedly overloaded, and the bundles of steel bars were allegedly not correctly secured according to regulations.

The driver was fined 2,100 yuan (245 GBP) and 7 points were deducted from his license.