One innovative man in Jiangmen, Guangdong province recently tried to take a shortcut across a troublesome river by turning his excavator into a paddle boat.
Unfortunately for him, the idea turned out about how you’d expect. While at first the excavator made good progress paddling its way across the water on a wooden barge, eventually, it capsized in the middle of the river.
Local firefighters arrived quickly to rescue the man, advising him to please just use the bridge in the future.
Watch the rescue below:
While excavators may not be the best at crossing rivers, they are great for robbing banks and frying up some crayfish.
[Video via Pear Video]
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