A terrifying video shows the moment a family rushed out of their vehicle as he hurtled down the edge of a cliff in China. According to the Daily Mail, the family had parked their car on Xinjiang’s Duku Expressway to enjoy scenic views when the vehicle started rolling towards the edge of the cliff. The place where they parked their car is said to be a popular tourist spot overlooking a valley.
Footage from the incident shows the driver got out of the car to sip a drink as she started to drive forward. The panicked man was filmed screaming as he tried to stop the car from rolling forward. Two family members managed to get out of the vehicle – a young boy managed to get out of the backseat, followed by an older woman. However, another woman in the front seat was unable to remove her seat belt to get out of the vehicle, The Sun reports. Her co-passengers were forced to watch her in horror as she plunged from the cliff into the uncontrollable vehicle.
The woman trapped in the car luckily survived the dive but suffered hip injuries, according to the Hejing County Emergency Management Bureau.
It’s unclear exactly what made the car move in the first place, although shocked viewers on social media have speculated it could be anything from a faulty handbrake to a cable. broken.
Last month another gruesome video appeared on social media. The video showed two women falling from a swing perched on the edge of a 6,300-foot cliff in Russia.
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