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Facebook video shows moment a Australia Post worker accidentally destroying his own delivery van

Awkward moment Australia Post driver destroys his OWN van while trying to reverse out of a driveway

  • Video shows moment an Australia Post worker accidentally destroys own van 
  • The delivery driver accidentally struck a small metal pole while reversing
  • A small metal pole near the driveway caused damage to the van’s bumper 
  • Facebook users were divided as to whether the accident was the driver’s fault


An Australia Post delivery driver has accidentally destroyed his own van while attempting to reverse out of a driveway. 

Footage uploaded to the Sydney Name and Shame Facebook page on Friday shows a delivery driver use a driveway to turn around. 

But as he pulls out of the drive way he fails to notice an inconspicuous metal pipe, which almost takes out the entire vehicle’s front bumper. 

A Australia Post delivery driver has accidentally destroyed his own van while reversing out of a driveway (pictured)

The small metal pole surprisingly destroys the left side of the vehicle’s bumper as the puzzled driver is seen exiting his van to evaluate the extent of the damage. 

While the cost of the damage bill is unknown, the video has left social media users divided as to whether the delivery driver was at fault. 

‘Typical expect nothing less. They belong on scooters nothing else,’ wrote one person. 

The footage has left social media users divided over whether the driver was at fault for the damage

The footage has left social media users divided over whether the driver was at fault for the damage

‘What a clown,’ commented another. 

Other Facebook users were quick to defend the driver, arguing the metal pipe should not have been placed near the driveway in the first place.  

‘In his defence though, why was the pipe so close to the driveway and curb for? Just asking for it to happen at some point, be it owner or someone else,’ one person said. 

‘Seriously what a stupid place to put a pole! This poor man is probably ran off his feet delivering mail for you all,’ said another.  

‘The driver did nothing wrong, he had an accident. The idiot property owner should be fined for putting a star picket on public land causing danger. Imagine someone impaled themsleves, lawsuit!’ a third added. 

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