Lady captures near death experience on the road on video

The film clip is only 40 seconds long, but it’s already a contender for the scariest car crash video ever. And amazingly, the driver who filmed a long plank flying through her windscreen on her phone camera, escaped without a scratch.

Since she posted it online there have been a million views of the terrifying moment the piece of wood struck her minivan. The heart-stopping drama came as 40-year-old driver drove alone along the highway in Shelby, North Carolina, United States. But the incident which has been confirmed by local police, was no joke for her, according to Daily Mail.

This video unfortunately also highlights other aspects – such as the dangers of distracted driving, using handheld devices while driving etc.

We would also like to emphasize the importance of windsceeen safety:

Road Safety and Your Windscreen

Don’t underestimate role of windscreen in road safety

Check the safety of your windscreen when planning your trip

On Distracted driving -view the following sections:

Avoiding distractions while driving
Texting and distracted driving
Pedestrian distractions and road safety

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One thought on “Lady captures near death experience on the road on video

  • April 7, 2011 at 6:18 am

    That clip is damn scary… A couple centimeters to themleft and that pole was through her face !

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