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Watch: Driver streams 109 mph reckless driving LIVE on Facebook, crashes

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Providence, RI (CNN) -

A man who live-streamed himself on Facebook, going over more than one-hundred miles an hour through traffic is now in the hospital with critical injuries after crashing his car. Rhode Island police say a twenty-year-old driver's car flew into the center median and slammed into a garbage truck.

Police say this video is perfect example of what not to do while driving. Video Onasi Olio-Rojas streamed live on his Facebook page shows him on a high-speed joy-ride on routes and 10 and 6 in Providence. "He's well over 100 miles an hour, in a congested area. Several lane changes, in and out of traffic. In the break-down lane. Back to lanes of travel," says Captain John Allen of the Rhode Island State Police.

Rojas did this all while filming the speedometer on his dashboard, the video shows him hitting 109 miles per hour. "It's a grand slam of things not to do. Phone in your hand. No seat belt. Traveling at a high rate of speed. In and out of traffic," said Allen. State police verified the video's authenticity by comparing it to ri-dot traffic cameras. They're positive that's the driver, streaming his reckless driving moments before the accident. The video cuts out just before Rojas hits a garbage truck and loses control.

The accident reconstruction team says his Honda was going about 90 miles an hour when it hits the truck, which was barely damaged. Rojas' car was destroyed, and it took firefighters awhile to get him out. "But I've never seen anything like that. And for other people to watch it. I would hope it's eye-opening for anyone else, " said Allen

Police say Rojas has a lengthy traffic record. They reached out to Facebook directly, putting a legal request for the social media network to save that live stream. The video will be used as evidence against Rojas in court. "How do you beat the video? I don't think you can, I think it pretty much puts the nail on the coffin for Mr. Rojas," said Allen. 

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