Posts Tagged ‘lucky’

Falling Tree Nearly Kills Cyclist during Storm in the Netherlands (Video)

Falling Tree Nearly Kills Cyclist during Storm in the Netherlands (Video)

A lucky Dutch cyclist narrowly escapes a falling tree on the Haarlemmerplein in Amsterdam, during the wind storm that battered the Netherlands on Monday.

Crane Lowering Boat Collapses in Russia (Video)

Crane Lowering Boat Collapses in Russia (Video)

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.

Ukrainian Welder’s Brush with Death (Video)

Ukrainian Welder’s Brush with Death (Video)

I have no idea why this guy was cutting an old bridge with an oxygen-acetylene welding torch, but he is very lucky to be alive. Filmed somewhere outside Chernobyl, Ukraine (so I’ve been told).

Man Narrowly Escapes Death at Brisbane Train Station (Video)

Man Narrowly Escapes Death at Brisbane Train Station (Video)

An Australian man cheated death after he almost got run over by a train at Cannon Hill station in Brisbane. CCTV footage released by Queensland Rail shows that the 20-year-old waited for one train to pass, but got clipped by the oncoming express train from the other direction. He was taken to hospital but escaped serious injury.

Incredibly Lucky Bus Passenger (Video)

Incredibly Lucky Bus Passenger (Video)

Russian guy gets off a bus and, in a big hurry to cross the road, comes one step away from death…

Truck Close Calls Compilation (Video)

Truck Close Calls Compilation (Video)

A compilation of truck drivers who managed to avoid serious accidents thanks to their driving skills and/or large amounts of luck.

Giant Boulder Almost Crushes Car in Taiwan (Video)

Giant Boulder Almost Crushes Car in Taiwan (Video)

A mudslide caused a giant boulder to fall onto a road near Keelung City, Taiwan, almost crushing a white sedan passing by. The right front of the car was smashed, but the driver was not injured, reports China Post.

Jaywalking Korean Girl Is Lucky to Be Alive (Video)

Jaywalking Korean Girl Is Lucky to Be Alive (Video)

A girl talks on her phone while jaywalking across the road in South Korea. Not a good idea…

Amazingly Lucky Escape for Pedestrians in Russia (Video)

Amazingly Lucky Escape for Pedestrians in Russia (Video)

Pedestrians crossing the street in the city of Berezniki, Russia, have a brush with death after an out of control car barrels through a red light. Luckily, no one was hurt.

Baseball Pitcher’s Face-Saving Catch (Video)

Baseball Pitcher’s Face-Saving Catch (Video)

Lansing Lugnuts pitcher Daniel Norris makes an incredible catch to save his face during a minor league baseball game against West Michigan Whitecaps.