This is the moment a scooter rider hits metal cables hanging from a crane arm in front of him and is sent crashing onto the road with his throat .
The fatal accident was captured on a passing car’s dashcam which shows the large yellow crane lorry coming out of a side road when the scooter rider surnamed Chiu fails to notice until the last moment.
Chiu, 69, appears to duck under the crane, avoiding the arm, but catches his neck on the hanging wire rope, which hooks him off his scooter and knocks his helmet clean off too in Taiwan’s western Miaoli County.
A car broke through a guardrail and collided with three vehicles, leaving one person dead and four others injured. The vehicle crossed a median before running into traffic on the southbound lanes of the highway. According to Beijing traffic police, the driver was a 45-year-old woman.
It's the moment a high-wire act went haywire. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office in Florida recently released this video from 2017. Circus performers fell more than 20 feet to the ground while practicing an eight-person pyramid for an upcoming show. Five people were injured, all members of the famed Wallenda family, known for their daring aerial acts. The most famous member of the family, Nik Wallenda, was part of the act but wasn't injured. .
A chemical factory in eastern China’s Yancheng City exploded today (March 21), shaking buildings for miles around.
The dramatic video shows the residential buildings which are five kilometers’ away from the factory shaking while the glass windows shattering into pieces and flying onto workers when the blast happened.
In another clip, massive flames and thick smoke come out of the factory and rise into the air.
According to reports, the benzene in one production equipment exploded in the Tian Jia Yi Chemical Plant.
86 fire engines and 389 firemen were sent on site and 31 people have been rescued.
At least six people have been killed after a huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China today, officials and state media said.
Another 30 people are said to be seriously injured in the massive blast which shattered the windows of nearby buildings.
The blast took place about one kilometre (0.6 mile) away from a kindergarten and 'some children sustained injuries', according to state broadcaster CCTV. It remains unclear if any of the children has died.
China News reported the explosion was caused by a chemical called benzene, citing a worker at the emergency call centre.
According to WHO, exposure to benzene, a liquid and highly inflammable chemical, could cause major health issues in humans, including cancer.
Authorities are monitoring the environment and paramedics are treating wounded locals, according to the latest social media post from the local government.