Shocking footage of high-speed car crash in St.Petersburg

This incredible footage shows a shocking high-speed accident after a driver sped through the red light in a busy St Petersburg street.

When the dust settles, a car is turned onto its side after the huge crash

When the dust settles, a car is turned onto its side after the huge crash

The shocking video shows a black Audi speeding along the freeway at over 100mph and crashing into a Volkswagen before spiralling out of control and crashing into another five cars.

The crash, which left three people injured in hospital, happened on the morning of March 15th at the where Nevsky Prospect, the city’s busiest street, crosses with Sandovaya.

The red brake lights (R) show the speed of the black Audi before colliding with the Voltswagen

The red brake lights (R) show the speed of the black Audi before colliding with the Voltswagen

Sergey Anashkevych, 37, from Ukraine, said: “It was an absolutely shocking accident.

“The driver ignored the red light and was going so fast – it must have been at least 100mph.

“Three people were injured and taken to the hospital afterwards but its amazing no-one was killed.”