- The incident took place today in Dongguan City, China
- It’s thought the screws on the billboard were loose causing it to blow over
- Dongguan was also hit by heavy winds at the time of the incident
- Video footage shows the damage caused to vehicles parked underneath
Video footage has caught the moment a giant billboard crashes down on top of cars in a Chinese city.
The incident took place today in Dongguan as the city was hit with heavy winds.
No one was hurt in the incident however multiple cars that were parked beneath were damaged.
Shocking: In the video the sign can be seen moving and cars can be seen parked underneath
Many cars were damaged in the smash which occurred during heavy winds
In the video the sign can be seen moving and cars can be seen parked underneath outside the Bank of Dongguan.
The footage shows the moment the sign completely topples over in the wind.
As it falls to the ground it smashes into bits and falls on top of parked cars.
Some of the cars underneath are completely flattened with their windows broken.
The footage shows the moment the sign completely topples over in the wind
Many people commented on the video saying it was lucky no one was hurt
According to Netease, the billboard toppled over because the screws holding the foundation in place had become weak with rust and were overpowered by the wind.
People have been commenting on the story online.
One user wrote: ‘Thankful no one was injured.’
While another commented: ‘The city’s billboard check begins.’
And one user said: ‘Give the typhoon administrative detention.’