Lucky escape for scooter rider in accident with bus : CCTV Footage

Isn’t it unfortunate how the number of accidents keep increasing day by day? However, some people are lucky enough to escape the fatal incidents. Remember how recently, a child narrowly escaped a dangerous road accident?

In another such jaw-dropping moment caught on camera, a scooter driver narrowly escaped death after almost crashing into a bus in Vitla, Karnataka.

The video puts the spotlight on a man, who was driving a scooter. He suddenly lost his balance and fell in front of a bus. While the scooter got crushed under the bus, the man, on the other hand, was flung to the other side and miraculously escaped the accident. In the 34-second clip, the man can later be seen standing after the fall and looking under the bus for his scooter as people got off the bus and reached out to help him.

When you ride a two wheeler, you will often see boards that say ‘Wear Helmet, Drive Safe’ or ‘Speed thrills but kills’. These are to be taken very seriously. The worst and most unfortunate thing that can ever happen to someone on the road is an accident. Given the rate at which traffic is increasing on the road, collisions are common these days.

Several accidents take place on the roads as the two wheeler riders over speed. The reasons for over speeding can be fun, meeting deadlines or just to show off. The risk factor is multiplied when you over speed on the roads. It can lead to several injuries when you meet with an accident. At high speeds, a two wheeler will be needing more space than usual to come to a sudden stop. Chances of skidding are also more when you are riding at a high speed. Your ability to judge the traffic will also be reduced when you ride at a high speed. If you wish to avoid unwanted collisions then you must obey the traffic rules properly.

Most riders and drivers are aware of all the tips that have been given here. However, that does not reduce the number of accidents that take place on the road, every year. This is mostly cause because the riders and drivers are irresponsible. It is of utmost importance that you be a responsible rider or driver on the road. If you are careless, you are putting your life and someone else’s life in danger too. Be responsible and do the right thing.