- A scooter driver cheated death after being knocked over by a lorry in China
- The motorist was driving across a junction without following traffic light signs
- The lorry swerved to avoid hitting the motorist and toppled before stopping
This is the nail-biting moment a motorist makes a near-death escape when a lorry topples on road in east China.
The scooter driver was said to be running red lights at a junction. A white lorry swerved tightly to avoid hitting the driver and eventually toppled.
The motorist was inches away from being buried by the container. He suffered minor injuries in the incident.
A scooter driver runs red light at a junction in Nantong of east China on March 21 (left). A white lorry drove in and immediately swerved right to avoid hitting the motorist (right)
CCTV footage captured the moment the lorry toppled sideways and knocked the motorist off
Surveillance camera footage emerged online showing two scooters crossing a large junction at Nantong of Jiangsu Province on March 21.
A white lorry can be seen coming in from the left and immediately swerves to the right in attempt to avoid hitting the scooter.
The back of the truck knocked off the motorist as the lorry toppled.
The lorry driver was believed to be unhurt.
The unnamed motorist sustained minor injuries and was treated at a hospital.
Local traffic police officers fined the motorist for violating traffic rules.
As the lorry slid across the junction, the scooter driver was almost buried under the container
Luckily he narrowly avoided the hit as the lorry crashed over the opposite side of the lanes
The motorist suffered minor injuries, he also received a fine for running red lights by the police