People Baffled As 'Time Traveller' Vanishes Moments Before Truck Explodes

A tragic clip showing the moment a truck explodes has been released, and stunned viewers have claimed something doesn't seem quite right after they spotted a man who 'disappears' just seconds before the explosion.

The footage was released by the Coroner's Court of Victoria following an investigation into the incident which saw a 24-year-old man, Anthony Carnevale, sadly lose his life in 2015.

People who have watched the short video spotted the mystery man walking along the pavement but as he makes his way down the street they noticed he appears to vanish into thin air, with no reasonable explanation.

Just moments later a white lorry which passes through the crossroads catches flames and explodes.

One person wrote: "Does anyone else see the person walking on the footpath disappears into thin air."

While another added: "A person walking literally vanishes and seconds later the truck explodes."

Credit: 7 News
Credit: 7 News

And a third added: "No one else notice the time traveller vanishing in the background?"

However, according to another viewer there is a much more realistic and sensible explanation for the 'time-travelling' pedestrian.

They pointed out that at the exact spot where the person 'disappears' there are no other moving parts, which they claim suggests the person who edited the clip cut it at this point.

But there is a much more serious and devastating truth behind this video as it shows the final moments of Mr Carnevale, who died instantly after his rental truck caught flames and exploded at a Footscray intersection in Melbourne three years ago.

The clip was released by the coroner's court during an inquest during which the footage of the incident was released. The hearing concluded that Mr Carnevale's death was caused by a gas leak and spark from an un-capped 12-volt battery, according to 9News.

Credit: 9 News
Credit: 9 News

Mr Carnevale was taking his barbecue and gas bottles to his new house when the truck went up in flames.

According to reports, the driver wasn't aware that the bottles were slightly open and during an inquest held in March last year, Victorian coroner Paresa Spanos said the explosion occurred when around 1kg of gas leaked into the lorry and ignited by a spark from an un-capped 12-volt battery.

And following the inquest Mr Spanos recommended that Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) release a public awareness campaign about the risks of un-secured valves. As a result an agreement has been made, which means that by January 2020 all small gas cylinders will come with a compulsory safety valve.

Featured Image Credit: 7 News/9 News

Dominic Smithers

After graduating from Leeds University with a degree in French and History, Dom went onto gain an NCTJ journalism qualification. Since then he has worked as a reporter at the Manchester Evening News and the Macclesfield Express, covering breaking news, court, sports, and politics.

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