Connect with us


Woman Crashes Car Into Pole After Allegedly Passing Out From Wearing N95 Mask For Too Long


Source: New York Post & ABC News

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Wearing a mask when going out into the world is gradually becoming part of ‘the new norm’ for a society that lives under the shadow of Covid-19. However, it’s advised that it’s not necessary to wear a mask if you’re driving – especially when being in a car alone.

For one woman, wearing a mask while driving may have led to some unthinkable consequences, as this story from the New York Post shows.


The incident, which happened in New Jersey, took place when a woman who was driving along a stretch of road wound up losing consciousness while behind the wheel of her car before crashing it. Upon investigations by police who were at the scene, it was said that the woman was found to be wearing an N95 mask for several hours while she was driving.

“The LPPD responded to a lone occupant single car motor vehicle crash yesterday.

“The crash is believed to have resulted from the driver wearing an N95 mask for several hours and subsequently passing out behind the wheel due to insufficient oxygen intake/excessive carbon dioxide intake,” read a statement from the Lincoln Park Police Department.


The authorities have also noted that nothing uncovered at the accident would suggest that the driver was under the influence of either alcohol or drugs. However, they have since come forward to add that they do not know the cause of the accident with 100% certainty, only that the driver had worn a N95 mask inside her car for hours, and passed out in the time she was operating her vehicle. 

They mention that at this point in time, people should by no means stop wearing face-masks to protect themselves when outside, and that this accident does not imply that wearing N95 face-masks is unsafe. They have also not ruled out the possibility that the driver could have been suffering from other medical reasons that led to her passing out. 

The woman is said to have escaped the accident with only minor injuries.

What do you guys think of this incident?


Also read: Did You Know The N95 Mask Was Created By A Penangite Who Saved China During A Plague?

Did You Know The N95 Mask Was Created By A Penangite Who Saved China During A Plague? - World Of Buzz 1

Source: ABC News

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Pm Shirt Pm Shirt
News1 day ago

“That’s my salary for 3 months,” Netizens React To This RM6900 Burberry Shirt That The PM Wears

Netizens are talking about Malaysia’s prime minister Ismail Sabri’s shirt again, this time, it’s an RM6,900 red shirt from Burberry....

Feat Image Largest Subsidies Feat Image Largest Subsidies
News1 day ago

Finance Minister: Govt To Give RM77.3 Billion In Subsidies For The Rakyat This Year, Largest In History

Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz has revealed that the projected consumption subsidy expenditure so far for 2022...

Subs Ft Subs Ft
News1 day ago

“Do not remove subsidy or we will take it to the streets,” IIUM & UM Student Unions To The Govt

In a joint statement, the IIUM Student Union and University Malaya Students’ Union urge the government to eliminate the action...

Feat Image Govt Remain Subsidies Feat Image Govt Remain Subsidies
News2 days ago

PM: Electricity, Water Tariffs in Peninsula M’sia Unchanged, Price Ceiling For Chickens Won’t Be Abolished

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has announced that the government will track back its decisions and will not...

My Post 100 My Post 100
News3 days ago

KJ: New Wave Of Covid-19 Coming Sooner Than We Thought

Malaysia is expected to face a new wave of Covid-19 sooner than we all think, sooner than the two or...

Ft Hashim Ft Hashim
News3 days ago

HR Ministry: Employees Can Apply For Flexible Work Arrangements Starting From Sept 1

The Covid-19 pandemic has proven that working from home (WFH) is doable. During the height of the crisis, the government...

Collage 23 1 Collage 23 1
News3 days ago

“Gov’t Ministers’ Salaries Should Be Cut 20%,” Says Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz

Malaysians know that the Ministers in the country earn at least five figures in a month, and that is A LOT more...

Collage 21 1 Collage 21 1
News4 days ago

Kelantan Man Attempts Suicide But Changes His Mind When His Family Brings Over Lunchbox

Times are tough are there are tons of reasons that may trigger a person to end their life, but it...


Latest Videos