You know how sometimes in cartoons you'll see characters survive almost certain death through some truly improbable means? Like when Wile E. Coyote drops an anvil that somehow manages to reverse course and smash him instead of the Road Runner. It's always entertaining to see in cartoons, but you might be surprised to know it happens in real life too. Here are a few examples ...
3Chinese Truck Driver Barely Avoids a Tumble
An unnamed truck driver in China had a few problems. One, he was a truck driver in China. That job probably blows in a country with that many people. On top of that, he had just lost control of the dump truck he was driving and flipped it over the edge of a 200-foot-high overpass. So that's like way worse than just having a bad job, you know?
Luckily for the doomed driver, his tire and a warped piece of metal just barely caught onto the edge of the overpass, and his truck kind of hung there:
Rescuers managed to pull the driver from the car, and nobody suffered any major injuries. Most notably absent were injuries caused by plummeting from a terrifying height to the unforgiving ground below. That's a hallmark of success in any "save the guy dangling from the cliff" operation.