After an accident, most of us are left scratching our heads as to what we do next, but the guy pictured above is probably scratching his head wondering how he's still alive. Captured from the dashcam of this Russian driver, a massive collision between two big rigs shows that while seatbelts definitely save lives, sometimes it doesn't hurt to have luck (make that a lot of luck) on your side, too.

It isn't clear if the truck in front of our camera was trying to squeeze into a left turn, execute a passing maneuver or simply or simply trying to avoid a stopped truck in the road, but either way, there wasn't enough room. The result was this blue truck slamming into the side of the turning truck at a pretty good clip. This truck driver, obviously not wearing his seatbelt, was ejected out of the cab through the windshield, but more impressive/amazing is the fact that ends up sticking the landing in a way that might leave Gabby Douglas or Aly Raisman feeling a little jealous.

While we can't say for sure whether or not this driver suffered any injuries, we sure hope he learned his lesson and buckles up in the future.

Watch how this truck driver miraculously survives his ejection in the video below.


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      johnenzo
      • 2 Years Ago
      In Soviet Russia truck driver is olympic gymnast.
      bk
      • 2 Years Ago
      In Soviet Russia, Driver protects airbag.
        Ben Doolittle
        • 2 Years Ago
        @bk
        Just when I thought the 'in Russia' jokes had run there course you go & write this & totally redeem them!
      Dark Gnat
      • 2 Years Ago
      Russia: the land of horizontal striped shirts and physics-defying motor vehicle mishaps.
      jdeli01
      • 2 Years Ago
      9.8
      Ben Doolittle
      • 2 Years Ago
      Can't get enough of these! If its not an auto show week these are the only posts I click on any more.
      AndrewNoNumbers
      • 2 Years Ago
      Good thing the two trucks did crash, otherwise the car with the cam would've been creamed!
      Master Austin
      • 2 Years Ago
      Cab-Forward alright...
      David
      • 2 Years Ago
      I give him a 9.75. His landing was a little shaky.
      Hokiegrad09
      • 2 Years Ago
      WTF is this person listening to?
      BB79826
      • 2 Years Ago
      WHAT THE HELL IS UP WITH THAT COUNTRY Not only did he nail the dismount, but thank god that collision wasn't head on. No crash protection in that style of truck. Christ!
        wat
        • 2 Years Ago
        @BB79826
        I'm sure there's more idiots here in the US, but very few people here have dash cams.
      treeinsc
      • 2 Years Ago
      The windshield came off in one piece. This safety feature is actually quite impressive.
      Lucas
      • 2 Years Ago
      There's this guy who uploads recent crash videos every two or three days, most of them are from Russia and I can tell you there are some really crazy driver out there, but here in Argentina if as many drivers had dash cams I'm sure we'd capture just as much craziness. By the way, here's the website http://carcrashes.altervista.org/
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