BASE Jumper Thayer Healy is lucky to be alive after slamming into a cliff near Moab, Utah, on November 24. Healy suffered several broken bones and stitches in the cliff strike, but he is recovering nicely. He filmed the accident with a GoPro camera, so you can see the scary hit from his point of view:
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A fire truck crashes into a cement barrier while responding to an apartment fire in Memphis, Tennessee. Bad brakes were blamed for the accident.
A burst water pipe causes a road to explode in front of a car in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Everyone was OK.
Sometimes it’s really good to have a dash-cam in your car, because it’s hard to believe that someone actually did this…
A driver of a Nissan SUV attempted a hit and run after rear-ending a cab on Belmont Avenue in Chicago. The taxi driver tried to stop him, but the SUV driver made a break for it, crashing into several cars along the way.
Two planes carrying skydivers collided mid-air over Superior, Wisconsin, on Saturday evening. Amazingly, everyone survived the accident. Skydivers filmed the collision from multiple angles with their helmet cameras. Watch the footage in the NBC Nightly News report below:
Meanwhile in Russia…a car plunges off a bridge and continues its voyage by floating to the shore. The passengers couldn’t care less about the sudden change of the path.
A six-storey scaffolding collapsed during a wind storm in Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday. No one was injured in the collapse.
A 100-ton crane collapsed in the Russian port city of Kazan while lowering a boat. No one was injured, but it seems that at least two dockworkers were very lucky during the accident.