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Moped rider is saved by his helmet after having his HEAD run over by a heavy truck in China

Moped rider is saved by his helmet after having his HEAD run over by a heavy truck in China

  • Horrifying footage shows the lorry running over the man after knocking him off
  • Truck was making a turn at a junction in Ningbo when it failed to spot the bike
  • The man was not in any life-threatening condition despite suffering head injuries

A motorcycle rider who was hit by a lorry in east China has survived the accident thanks to his helmet. 

The truck was making a right turn at a busy junction in Ningbo, Zhejiang province when it knocked over the man on the moped and ran him over.

Horrifying footage shows the rider lying on the ground after being hit as the lorry’s rear-right wheel mows over his left shoulder and then his head.

The truck was making a right turn at a busy junction in Ningbo city, Zhejiang province when it knocked over the man on the moped and ran him over 

The wheel crushes the man's helmet and pulls it off his head, flattening it underneath the massive tyre as it comes to a stop, the horrifying video shows

The wheel crushes the man’s helmet and pulls it off his head, flattening it underneath the massive tyre as it comes to a stop, the horrifying video shows

The wheel crushes the man’s helmet and pulls it off his head, flattening it underneath the massive tyre as it comes to a stop, the video shows. 

The man is left lying motionless on the ground and is rushed to hospital.  

Pan Yunping, head of trauma at Ningbo Sixth Hospital, said the moped owner was not in any life-threatening condition despite suffering head injuries, including soft tissue damage to his scalp.

A police officer said the rider was in the lorry's blind spot when the accident happened at the junction of Santian Road and Ningchuan Road

A police officer said the rider was in the lorry’s blind spot when the accident happened at the junction of Santian Road and Ningchuan Road

Authorities will charge the lorry driver and hold him fully responsible for the accident, saying he failed to slow down and notice other vehicles on the road while making the turn

Authorities will charge the lorry driver and hold him fully responsible for the accident, saying he failed to slow down and notice other vehicles on the road while making the turn

Pan Yunping, head of trauma at Ningbo Sixth Hospital, said the man was not in any life-threatening condition despite suffering head injuries, including soft tissue damage to his scalp

Pan Yunping, head of trauma at Ningbo Sixth Hospital, said the man was not in any life-threatening condition despite suffering head injuries, including soft tissue damage to his scalp

He suffered no bleeding in the brain and is expected to make a full recovery, Dr Pan said. 

A police officer said the rider was in the lorry’s blind spot when the accident happened at the junction of Santian Road and Ningchuan Road.

Authorities will charge the lorry driver and hold him fully responsible for the accident, saying he failed to slow down and notice other vehicles on the road while making the turn.

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