Viral video: Man miraculously escapes accident by a whisker in Kerala
However, the man did not realise his luck until the vehicle started losing control on the sidewalk ahead of him, almost skid and hit a tree, and then swerved back on the road.
Kollam (Kerala): Social media has been buzzing with a video from Kerala, which has been sending chills down the spine. A pedestrian casually walking on the road, miraculously missed being hit by a speeding vehicle by a whisker.
In the chilling visuals captured on a CCTV camera, a man, clad in a black mundu and white shirt, is seen walking along the left side of a road in Kollam district. A few seconds into the video, a speeding pickup van can be seen zipping past him along the sidewalk, instead of the road. For a split second, one would think the man has been run over by the vehicle. But, he had a close shave. Watch the video.