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Elderly motorist crashes SIX times as he smashes into three cars and knocks down walls

This is the moment an elderly driver lost control at the wheel and crashed six times in one minute – hitting at least three cars and a number of walls.

CCTV footage shows the man pulling out at a road junction in Handsworth, Birmingham, on November 3.  

The blue Toyota Aygo hit three cars and crashed into three separate walls during the spree as his vehicle spins around the street.

The blue Toyota Aygo crashed into a wall and knocked over a red bin

CCTV footage shows the front of the vehicle completely damaged after it crashed

CCTV footage shows the blue Toyota Aygo crash into a wall and knocked over a red bin damaging the front of the vehicle 

The driver shoots straight across the road and into a pile of bins before hitting a wall and knocking a red bin over. 

He then reverses back onto the road at speed and ploughs straight into another black vehicle.

Nearby shoppers run to help and the driver of the black car gets out, but narrowly misses being hit when the blue vehicle lurches around him.

It then ploughed head on into another car on the road, reverses and spins around, before rocketing off the road again, crashing a fifth time.

The car zoomed across the road several times and damaged three other cars

It hit a wall and knocked over a bin during the incident

The car ploughed into a wall and knocked a bin over as the vehicle zoomed across the road several times and damaged three other cars

Onlookers go to help – but the car zooms forward a final time, across the road and appears to hit a wall.

It is believed the elderly motorist who is thought to be in his 70s, suffered a medical issue at the wheel that led to the carnage.

A local man, 42, said: ‘The police said it was a 70-year-old man.

‘My friend, who was in the accident, said when the guy came to a stop, his foot was still on the accelerator.

An elderly driver lost control at the wheel and crashed six times

The man crashed into at least three cars and a number of walls

An elderly driver lost control at the wheel and crashed six times in one minute – hitting at least three cars and a number of walls

‘My friend took his foot off. He had some kind of medical issue. It’s a bit of a crazy situation.

‘Four cars were damaged in total, including the man’s. And he hit three walls. He walked away from it though. It was very lucky.’

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: ‘We were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Headingley Road at 1.53pm on November 3rd, one ambulance attended the scene.

‘On arrival we discovered a car that had collided with three stationary cars and a wall.

‘We treated one patient at the scene, a man, who was the driver of the car before taking him to City Hospital for further assessment.’

West Midlands Police said officers attended for traffic purposes.

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