Trucks in certain parts of New York are not permitted to drive on parkways — and there is a good reason for that rule.

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Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

Footage posted online Wednesday shows the moment a semi-truck sustains significant damage after attempting to drive under a low overpass.

“Earlier today, as I was driving, I saw a tractor trailer driving down the parkway in the right lane. I knew that something was about to happen and I immediately started recording,” the individual that uploaded the footage to YouTube wrote. “Soon after I started recording, the truck struck an overpass, and was obliterated.”

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

The individual that captured the footage added that he “pulled over to make sure the driver was okay.”

“He was fine, but clearly upset,” he wrote.

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