30 Nov '17, 7am

Sadly, insurance practices mean the driver felt compelled to try and save the burning stock.

Sadly, insurance practices mean the driver felt compelled to try and save the burning stock.

According to reports by Chinese media outlets, 10,000 adidas shoes have been stolen by looters in the aftermath of a truck fire in the eastern province of Zhejiang. While an exact monetary figure hasn't been placed on the loss, it's estimated that the value of the stolen sneakers comes in at just under half a million US dollars. The South China Morning Post recounts that the truck was transporting goods from the Stripes' Fujian province factories to HQ in Suzhou. Part way through the 800 kilometre (or 497 mile) journey, the brakes overheated and a fire started at the bottom of the truck. Some locals at the site of the crash made away with the expensive cargo. Horrifically, in attempts to save stock from the burning vehicle, the driver sustained burns to his hands and face. Insurance practices mean that the driver may be personally liable for the goods inside the truck, and...

Full article: https://www.sneakerfreaker.com/articles/455-000-usd-of-ad...

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