Posts Tagged ‘close call’

Czech Man Nearly Killed by Train (Video)

Czech Man Nearly Killed by Train (Video)

A man almost got run over by a train while crossing the railway in the small town of Rájec-Jestřebí, Czech Republic. CCTV footage released by the Czech police shows the 77-year-old hurrying across the tracks, only to be clipped by an oncoming fast train. The man escaped serious injury, but will be receiving a fine for his reckless behavior. The worst thing is that none of the drivers stopped to help him:

Falling Tree Nearly Hits Police Officers in New Zealand (Video)

Falling Tree Nearly Hits Police Officers in New Zealand (Video)

Two police officers were clearing trees off State Highway 4, south of Owhango, in New Zealand, when they were almost crushed by another one that fell across the road.

Taekwondo Board Close Call (Video)

Taekwondo Board Close Call (Video)

Could have been much worse! Never walk through the middle of a taekwondo demonstration…

Lucky Driver Survives Head-on Collision with Cement Truck (Video)

Lucky Driver Survives Head-on Collision with Cement Truck (Video)

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:

Biker’s Lucky Escape From 40ft Fall After Near Miss With Car (Video)

Biker’s Lucky Escape From 40ft Fall After Near Miss With Car (Video)

Biker Jack Sanderson, crashes his Kawsaki ZX6R off a 40ft cliff after narrowly avoiding a car on the Cat and Fiddle Road, near Macclesfield, England. He walked away from the accident unharmed.

Iowa Police Officers Lucky to Be Alive after Near-Miss with Pickup Truck (Video)

Iowa Police Officers Lucky to Be Alive after Near-Miss with Pickup Truck (Video)

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.

Brazilian Cyclist Hit by Pickup Truck Miraculously Lands on Mattress (Video)

Brazilian Cyclist Hit by Pickup Truck Miraculously Lands on Mattress (Video)

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.

Wingsuit Proximity Flying above Skiers (Video)

Wingsuit Proximity Flying above Skiers (Video)

Mathias Wyss and Ludovic Woerth in a wingsuit proximity flight above skiers and snowboarders. There’s one very close call at the 1:32 mark in the video. It’s an extract from Nuit de la Glisse 2013 feature film: ‘IMAGINE, Life spent on the Edge’.

Mexican Girl Nearly Killed by a Race Truck for a Photo (Video)

Mexican Girl Nearly Killed by a Race Truck for a Photo (Video)

A girl is almost hit by a speeding race truck while trying to get her picture taken at the San Felipe 250 in Baja California (Mexico).

Lucky Deer Barely Escapes Rock Demolition (Video)

Lucky Deer Barely Escapes Rock Demolition (Video)

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.