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Parking Lot Demolished Around Car In China (PHOTOS)

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A car that was left behind in a shutdown carpark is surrounded by debris after construction began to widen a street in Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi province on May 6, 2013. The construction unit started working around the car for several days after they failed to contact the owner several days ago. | Getty Images

Ever wondered what would happen if you never remembered where you parked your car?

Construction workers in China allegedly waited 10 days for someone to claim a parking lot's lone car, Metro reported. When no one showed up, they went ahead with their demolition plans.

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According to NBC News, the lot's destruction was part of a street-widening project.

Apparently, they couldn't wait any longer.

Of course, a stranded car seems minuscule when compared to a house left on a highway. In December 2012, Chinese authorities demolished a five-story home that stood in the middle of a new main road. The owner refused to be evicted, and photos of his house subsequently became a symbol of public resistance to officials offering unfair compensation.

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