A howitzer slipped out of a transport vehicle and rolled onto a street in the city of Nanaimo, British Columbia, on Saturday, the Vancouver Sun reported.
According to the newspaper, people witnessed two soldiers desperately trying to stop the runaway weapon, but the gun stopped only after crashing into a taxi.
Non-HA news in Nanaimo! An artillerary gun became unhitched, was rolling downhill with two miltary guys chasing it and hit a taxi! Passerby said: "try explaining that to ICBC!" pic.twitter.com/r6UvF3lRX0— Kim Bolan (@kbolan) July 21, 2018