Driver miraculously survived car crash that looked like something out of Final Destination
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If there’s one thing the Final Destination films taught us, it’s that death can strike in all kinds of gross and random ways.
And while you can only imagine a lot of them solely ever happening in the world of movieland, a car crash across the pond seems to have overcome that fourth wall.
Back in 2019, in what can arguably be described as an absolute miracle, a driver in Georgia came out with just minor injuries after they ran into the back of a truck carrying a whole load of long logs.
According to CNN, the bloke leaned down to grab something inside his car moments before rear-ending the truck.
Whitfield County Fire Chief Edward O'Brien said dozens of logs - very weirdly - formed a hole right where the driver's head was, allowing him to be able to walk away without any serious injury.
"It was as if it was almost created just for his head," he said.
Firefighters were called in to help the man out of the car but before they could do that, they first had to saw through about 30 to 40 logs just to get to the driver.
After they eventually removed all the logs in the way, it took crews about 15 minutes to get him safely from the car.
In fairness, if you’ve watched Final Destination 2, you’ll know that this exact scene wasn't the cause of the character's death.
The car she was in crashed into a truck that had a sharp PVC pipe come through her seat.
It was when firefighters were trying to get the woman out of the car (because the door was damaged) that they activated the airbag, forcing her head back and impaling her on the pipe.
Luckily for this bloke, none of that happened and he now has a pretty impressive story to tell down the pub.
A different driver in Australia suffered a similar close call, also in 2019, when the car she was in nearly got wiped out by a falling sign.
This is the incredible footage captured on a dashcam on the Tullamarine Freeway in Victoria, Australia, where a massive highway sign became dislodged and fell straight onto the four-wheel drive below.
According to 9 News Melbourne, the 53-year-old driver didn't suffer any serious injuries but you can probably bet that her heart took an absolute beating of adrenaline.
She was taken to hospital as a precaution but was discharged after a few hours.
Police don't think it was wind that knocked the sign off and are looking into the dashcam footage to see if it can provide any information on how the incident occurred.
They've also inspected other signs in the area to ensure none of them are loose.