Dr. Guan Zhu, a professor at Texas A&M University, was driving in his Toyota Sienna when a cement mixer truck ran a red light, overturned, and slammed into his minivan head-on. Both Zhu and the truck driver walked away without major injuries. The crash was caught on Dr. Zhu’s dashcam:
This FedEx guy went to work and everything went down hill from there – literally. The whole thing was caught on someone’s security camera. Wait for it…
Adam Fisk hooked an 11-foot hammerhead shark while fishing in his kayak off the coast of Florida. The shark dragged him out to sea and towed him for two hours before he finally cut the line. He filmed parts of his adventure with a GoPro camera, and at 4:27 you can even see a shot of the second hammerhead who was following his kayak!
Travis Twizell and his family were whale-watching off Prince Rupert, BC, Canada, when he filmed a pod of killer whales attacking sea lions. The sea lions tried to hide under and around their boat, but eventually the orcas prevailed and went in for the kill. The footage is pretty dramatic and contains strong language, so watch the video at your own discretion.
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Iowa State Patrol were attending to a cash scene on Friday when a pickup truck went flying and almost killed them. The pickup got airborne after it was rear-ended by a semi-truck because its driver failed to slow down while approaching the crash scene full of vehicles and emergency lights. The pickup driver suffered only a cut on his forehead. The scary close call caught on a police dashcam.
A guy was knocked off his bike by a pickup truck, but got saved by a mattress which fell from the very same car that hit him. The accident was caught on security cameras in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. According to eyewitnesses, the cyclist wasn’t injured.
A hippo rescued a wildebeest (aka gnu) that had been attacked by a crocodile on the Mara River in Kenya. The rare moment was caught on camera by Israeli photographer Vadim Onishchenko, who told Daily Mail that he saw the gnu escape the water and that it seemed to be uninjured.
A ‘baby girl’ moose attacks a man upon being released back into the wild, after getting tagged for a wildlife research project in Maine…
The demolition crew was hiding in a safer area, so they didn’t notice any deer until later when they reviewed the footage. If you watch the top right corner of the video, you can see that the deer is running away from the explosion and into the forest. Filmed in Carinthia, Austria.
Spanish cargo ship ‘Luno’ split in half off the south-western coast of France, at Anglet, on Wednesday. The ship had been heading to a nearby port to load up with cargo when its engine failed and the rough waves carried it into a jetty where it broke in two. The 12-man crew was evacuated by a helicopter. The accident was caught on camera: