The 55-year-old trucker was driving along the bottom of the South Eastern Freeway in Adelaide, Australia when his brakes failed.
Rather than crashing into the other cars on the road, the brave driver instead turned left and rolled his heavy truck, which was carrying gravel, onto an embankment.
A famous Indian TV presenter died after she was crushed by a falling palm tree.
Kanchan Nath, 58, had been returning home from a yoga class in Chembur, Mumbai, at 8am on Thursday morning.
CCTV footage of the tragic event shows her wearing a blue top as she walks in the middle of the road past a row of shops and food stalls.
Palm tree crushes woman to death in horrific freak accident
Suddenly a 25ft-high coconut tree comes crashing down on to the celebrity, who was a host on the government-run Doordarshan channel.
Mrs Nath was pinned down by the weight of the tree, suffering catastrophic internal injuries and fractures.
Onlookers rushed to help her by lifting the tree off her and carrying her several feet away before she was rushed to hospital where she died this morning from brain injuries.
German authorities chase an Audi A5 driver on the Autobahn after he was reportedly driving a stolen vehicle. Police attempted to pull him over but he stepped on the gas and fled at over 240 km/h. A few minutes later he loses control and crashes into a ditch. The German courts have since imposed a 3 year and 9 month jail sentence for the driver.
FROM CGTN NEWS - At least two people were killed and 55 others injured in a gas explosion at a noodle restaurant in Hangzhou, eastern China's Zhejiang Province on Friday morning, according to the local government. A fire triggered by the blast has now been extinguished.
A driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a central road barrier in Chenzhou City, in central China’s Hunan Province. Nothing amazing about that you might think. However this relatively minor accident turned into a major headache for local transport authorities, as the crash brought down the entirety of the interlinked fence just like dominoes…
Tavares, FL - Surveillance video from a business in Tavares was able to capture the moment a car crashed into a lagoon on Sunday.
Tavares police said the driver was attempting to turn left onto U.S. Highway 441 from Lake Shore Boulevard when the driver lost control.
Surveillance video from a gas station in Federal Way, Washington shows an out of control SUV plowing through a fence and into a car sitting at a gas pump. The driver of the car that was hit was inside the gas station's store when the crash happened. Firefighters had cut the driver out of the SUV. He was then transported to the hospital. Video Courtesy Federal Way Police Department
FROM CGTN NEWS - An out-of-control truck flipped on top of four cars in Dongguan city, southern China’s Guangdong Province on July 17.
Surveillance footage shows two cars were crushed under the truck, after the vehicle's brakes reportedly failed. Miraculously, four people suffered only minor injuries. No other injuries have been reported.
As a source in the region's emergency services told Interfax, "on Sunday afternoon a light-engine aircraft carrying four people crashed into Baikal."
According to him, rescue services were moved to the scene, two victims were hospitalized, two more from the doctors disappeared. According to preliminary data, those who escaped from the doctors were drunk