Smoking is very bad for you. It can cause cancer in obvious areas, like the lungs, larynx, esophagus, as well in other organs, like the kidneys, pancreas, stomach and bladder. It can cause emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis, heart disease, atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke, among a score of lesser medical conditions. Oh, and it could make you run over your own head.

Okay, so maybe that last one is a bit less likely than the others, but it happened to a man in Aurora, CO, who accidentally dropped a lit cig down the front of his jacket. According to The Detroit Free Press, he jumped out of his van, trying to evacuate the cigarette from his jacket, only to be knocked down as the van rolled backwards and the driver's-side front tire ran over his head.

Despite some very serious injuries – he remains in critical condition in a local hospital – he's expected to survive.

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