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The 10 scariest real life Final Destination moments

The 10 scariest real life Final Destination moments

The 10 scariest real life Final Destination moments

As much as we enjoyed the inventive premise and far-fetched death scenes in Final Destination, we were also left feeling rather vulnerable as we walked out of the cinema. Suspiciously scanning nearby scaffolding, jumping at the sound of a car horn and nervously checking the pavement for potholes, we were quite frankly a wreck.

And while it might have been utter fiction, there have been a worrying amount of real life incidents where people have narrowly avoided a grisly fate. Here are the ten most astonishing ones - in which no one gets hurt (promise).


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Man vs Circular Saw Blade

We're devastated we don't have a video for this.

Mr Xiang was cursing along the motorway to Chongqing in south west China when he heard a large "bang" from the opposing lane of traffic. As he looked to the source of the noise, a 60-inch circular saw blade came bounding over the bushes of the central reservation, slicing its way towards his car. Fortuitously for Mr Xiang, the trajectory of the blade saw it lodge itself into the bonnet of his car - rather than skimming over his bumper and embedding itself in his windscreen.

According to police reports, a pick up truck travelling in the opposite direction had clipped the central barrier, causing its load of rusted saw blades to spill from its rear into the road. 

(Image: Rex)


Man vs saw


Man vs falling crane


Man vs flying rock


Man vs train


Man vs rally car


Man vs bus and car


Car vs boulder


Car vs flying wood


Squirrel vs Lamborghini