05/06/2013 03:53 pm ET

Parking Lot Demolished Around Car In China (PHOTOS)

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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.