A RUSSIAN soldier is facing a court marshall after being caught driving a tank into a lamp post while supposedly under the influence.
• Camera captures seemingly inebriated soldier crashing into lamp post while driving tank
• Soldier faces court marshall over incident
The incident was captured on the dashboard camera of a motorist who had stopped at a junction.
Footage shows a tank moving towards a crossroads before coming to an abrupt halt.
It sets off again before hitting a nearby lamppost with a dull thud, much to the amusement of the driver behind the camera, and the bemusement of the traffic officer who is seen watching the bizarre incident unfold.