In a couple of swift movements the guard was able to let the barriers down – but what happened next was unexpected for the driver and the security guard.
After letting down the second moving bollard, the security guard walked away with his back to the car and propped his hat back on his head.
Viral video: Driver learns the hard way why you should always be wary of moving road barriers
The car’s wheel cap flew off, but luckily the driver escaped unscathed
Unaware the barrier was back up, the driver set off through the gates, accelerating at the same time.
Seconds later they drove into the bollard, and it wasn’t until a couple of moments after that the security guard realised what had happened.
Viral video: The driver and security guard didn’t notice the barrier rising back up
Britain saw temperatures plummet and heavy snowfall this week, and the adverse weather conditions caused havoc on many roads.
Another video that went viral showed a car struggling to stay in control on the treacherous roads.
Viral video: The driver ended going straight into the bollard, losing the car’s wheel cap
Thankfully the skilled driver took their time and were able to take control of the skid.
The video uploaded to Facebook had over 258,000 views.