Mercedes hits BP petrol station off A20 Swanley bypass

The moment the driver of a black Mercedes loses control on the A20 Swanley By-Pass and ploughes into a petrol pump and a car at a service station has been caught on video.

The shocking footage shows the vehicle aquaplane at speed and in torrential rain before crashing into the BP service station.

Remarkably, both the driver and passenger seem unharmed.

The incident is believed to have taken place on Saturday, August 15, in the Swanley area.

The video shows a black Mercedes spin out on the A20 near the Swanley By-Pass and skid uncontrollably for several metres, narrowly missing another vehicle.

The car aquaplanes, then crashes into a BP fuel pump and a blue pick-up truck, causing condsiderable damage to both, before coming to a stop.

A male and a female, a driver and a passenger, then emerge, miraculously unharmed.

The 30-second clip was shared on Facebook, and has left peole stunned at the crash and lucky escape.

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