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WATCH as Russian police bike is OBLITERATED during high-speed crash in Moscow

WATCH as Russian police bike is OBLITERATED during high-speed crash in Moscow
A Moscow cop suffered serious injuries after his motorbike crashed into a taxi during a high-speed chase. The impact was so powerful that the bike was shattered into pieces, while the officer was sent flying into the air.

The freak accident occurred in the Russian capital on Thursday afternoon, with surveillance footage surfacing online shortly afterwards.

The disturbing video shows a police motorbike approaching an intersection at high speed and crashing into a taxi, which was turning left. The bike apparently passed a red light.

The impact appears to have been very powerful, as the vehicle was literally shattered into pieces, while the rider was sent flying and narrowly avoided hitting a light pole. The policeman received multiple serious injuries and was hospitalized.

It was not immediately clear whether the taxi was carrying any passengers at the moment of the crash and if anyone inside the car was injured.

The policeman was chasing a motorist who had failed to stop, local media says. It is difficult to tell from the videos, however, whether the bike had its lights flashing or not.

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