Moment captured: Lucky man misses speeding vehicle by seconds

Moment captured: Lucky man misses speeding vehicle by seconds

- An unbelievable incident recorded on CCTV camera is said to have occurred in in India

- The short clip shows a man walking on a roadside when a pickup van swerves past him at a high speed, avoiding him by a whisker

- The video has been shared by local netizens and even celebs who implied it was God's protection over him

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A chilling video of a man narrowly escaping death after a speeding car misses him by inches has gone viral.

Briefly.co.za learnt that the incident, recorded on a CCTV camera, occurred in Karela's Kollam district in India and was first shared on Twitter by @Nisarpari on Saturday, August 22, according to The News Minute.

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Video of man escaping death after speeding vehicle misses him by a whisker goes viral

The Indian man seen on the snap was nearly hit by the white and yellow pickup Photo: @nisarpari
Source: Twitter

The short clip shows a man walking on the side of the road when a pickup van swerves past him on the sidewalk at high speed and misses him by a whisker.

The shocked man can be seen in a panicked state as he watches the car go past him before turning back and running for a few metres.

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The video which, according to The News Minute, was recorded on Friday, 21 August has also been shared by local netizens and even celebs.

Many, like Churchill Ndambuki and Pierra Makena, implied it was God in control and protecting him from the freak incident.

Here are some other reactions from social media fans:

It was reported that an incident took place back in 2019 in which a female motorist and her baby escaped death by a whisker after a truck crashed and badly damaged the car they were travelling in.

The lady had just stepped out of the ill-fated vehicle together with her baby when the gigantic trailer came tumbling down and smashed the small vehicle.

The accident, which happened in Kenya, was confirmed by Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko. The mother and her baby had just exited the vehicle to buy a soda at a nearby shop when the trailer smashed their car.

Looking at the wreckage, most Kenyans were convinced the occupants of the destroyed car would not have survived the crash.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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