Posts Tagged ‘lucky escape’

Czech Man Nearly Killed by Flying Rock from Demolition Site (Video)

Czech Man Nearly Killed by Flying Rock from Demolition Site (Video)

This guy is incredibly lucky to be alive after a rock went flying straight at his head during the demolition of textile factory OP Prostejov in the Czech Republic.

Lucky Russian Pedestrian Avoids Crane Fall (Video)

Lucky Russian Pedestrian Avoids Crane Fall (Video)

A pedestrian is lucky to be alive after a crane collapsed just inches behind him while he was walking down the street in the city of Voronezh, Russia.

Lightning Strikes Pickup Truck in Canada (Video)

Lightning Strikes Pickup Truck in Canada (Video)

A Canadian couple is lucky to be alive after lightning struck their car, Saturday afternoon. Al and Betty Perry were driving on Highway 14 near Tofield, Alberta, when their Chevy pickup truck was turned into a fireball. The dramatic moment was caught on a surveillance video. Watch it in the CTV news report below:

Out of Control Car Nearly Kills Race Marshal (Video)

Out of Control Car Nearly Kills Race Marshal (Video)

A race marshal at a local banger racing event in Surrey, England, is lucky to be alive after an extremely close call with an out-of-control car. He was taken to a hospital as a precaution, but was released later with only bruising.

Biker Girl Barely Misses Hitting a Horse on the Road (Video)

Biker Girl Barely Misses Hitting a Horse on the Road (Video)

A girl on the motorcycle has an extremely close call with a horse on the road and avoids a crash in the last second

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:

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.