SPARKS, Md. (WJZ) — A viral video on social media shows a drunk driver in Baltimore County going airborne in a ditch off Interstate 83, Maryland State Police said.
The video, which was posted on TikTok over the weekend, shows a car swerve off the interstate at the Belfast Road exit, passing between the posts holding up a highway sign and then going airborne.READ MORE: Preakness Fans Happy To Watch Live Horse Racing Again At Pimlico
State police said the driver refused treatment at the scene. He was not hurt but was cited for several traffic violations, including driving under the influence.READ MORE: Maryland Businesses Split On Whether Or Not To Keep Mask Mandates After CDC, Hogan Announcement
“The driver in this case was very lucky that he walked away without any injuries, even luckier that no one else was injured,” Maryland State Police spokesperson Ron Snyder said. “This was in the middle of the day on a weekend… anyone could have been injured, and this could have been a lot worse than it really was.”
The video is a good reminder to never drink and drive, police said.MORE NEWS: Maryland Foundation Earns Guinness World Record In Order To Bring Awareness About Suicide Prevention
As of Tuesday night, the video has 33 million views on TikTok alone.