Construction Rivals Cause Big Trouble in Little China

Steph Willems
by Steph Willems
construction rivals cause big trouble in little china

Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop, as the saying goes. Now imagine those hands are on the throttles and control levers of heavy, wheeled machinery.

A street battle broke out in China’s Hebei province over the weekend, according to the Associated Press, one that saw members of rival construction companies go at it in large, front end loaders.

Going by the video, there’s some clear animosity between the two factions, both of whom were feeling the effects of a construction downturn. A simple knife fight wouldn’t do, so the street ended up littered with overturned vehicles.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, a state official was quoted as saying.

To quote Ron Burgundy, “Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean, that really got out of hand fast.”

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  • Geekcarlover Geekcarlover on Apr 18, 2016

    I didn't hear any of those reverse warning beepers. They better install those before someone gets hurt.

  • Lou_BC Lou_BC on Apr 19, 2016

    It is the a trailer for the new yet to be named Amazon Prime Top Gear show.

  • TonyJZX TonyJZX on Apr 19, 2016

    This is the best. Would be better than watching WWE.

  • MazdaThreeve MazdaThreeve on Apr 19, 2016

    Have James Hong officiate\preside and all native Chinese speakers deliberately dubbed badly in English, and I'd tune in to see this every time it aired. Bonus points for the inclusion of a "boss" once a month for a winning team to challenge. Something like a Komatsu 930E.

    • Felis Concolor Felis Concolor on Apr 19, 2016

      "Presenting the Marvin Heemeyer Memorial Invitational Heavy Machinery Challenge!"