These People Are So Lucky That It Seems Too Good To Be True
1 Safety First
A construction worker counted his lucky stars when a hardhat saved his life.
He could’ve had more than a minor bump on his noggin had he not worn it. “Safety First” is a thing for a reason.
2 Crisis Averted
Here’s another example of a driver who had a near-death experience.
Nothing like a huge slaw blade slicing into the hood of your car to make you appreciate life. This was a close call.
3 Like A Glove
Here we have another case of trees falling in just the right place.
All three vehicles were lucky to come out unscathed, but the owner of the white automobile used all of their good luck for the rest of the year.
4 A Near Miss
This car narrowly escaped being crushed by a fallen tree. It’s amazing how the branches curved in such a way to create the perfect shape around the vehicle.
Hooray for Mother Nature!
5 A Heart-Stopper
It’s not every day that a missile crashes into a truck.
This person sure got lucky when it just grazed the vehicle instead of blowing it up.
6 Not An Inch To Spare
Talk about a tight squeeze! This semi-truck barely cleared the height restrictions in this tunnel.
One minor bump and everything would come to a screeching halt. Yikes!
7 Shark Bite
This lady is so lucky that a shark just took a little nibble off her back and didn’t chomp down.
This could have been so much worse. Plus, she’s going to have one tough-looking scar!
8 Perfect Parking
This person probably had no idea that they literally parked in the perfect parking spot when they arrived.
That is until that tree crashed down and just missed slamming right into their vehicle. This feels fortuitous if you ask us!
9 Lucky To Be Alive
Whatever the story is in this picture, the driver was fortunate to walk away from it.
Had the aluminum siding crashed through the windshield at a different angle, it might not have been such a happy ending.
10 Near Disaster
So, if a massive boulder is going to roll through your property, you could only pray that your home would come out undamaged.
The home-owners must have let out a huge sigh of relief that their house was still standing.
11 Beat The Odds
Sometimes things don’t go as planned, and it doesn’t always end well. However, sometimes all the odds are beaten, to everyone’s delight! The passengers aboard the US Airways jet on January 15, 2009 could all tell you about the incredible luck that smiled on them that day, when a flock of birds knocked out both of the plane’s engines.
That day, when everyone on board the plane thought it was the end, Captain Sully Sullenberger amazed everyone by landing the plane in the frozen waters of the Hudson River off Manhattan Island in New York. Thanks to him, all 150 passengers of the plane survived!
12 Almost Got The Ax
This person’s heart probably stopped when an ax flew off the truck driving in front of them and crashed through the windshield.
Luckily, the ax fell into the dashboard, sparring them from a gruesome scene. Talk about a close call!
This person learned first-hand how dangerous it can be to drive on icy roads. They had a very close call when they almost crashed into an embankment.
Luckily, only one tire went over the edge before the vehicle came to a stop.
14 A Near Hit
This driver came very close to popping their tire.
If they had parked just a few inches to the right, they would have driven right over that protruding pole.
15 Batter Up
This kid probably had no idea how blessed he was when the man sitting next to him sprang into action.
He blocked that bat like a champ and saved a little boy from a trip to the ER. Not to mention the years of therapy that child would’ve needed before ever going to a ballgame again.
16 Pole Position
This is another image that is both lucky and unlucky.
The minivan was spared from this fallen pole, but the red car wasn’t so lucky.
17 A Tight Squeeze
Yet another car missed being crushed by a tree because fate intervened.
Who would’ve thought that the trunk would be at the right angle to fall perfectly behind that automobile?
18 Narrow Escape
We don’t blame those people in the photo for marveling at the driver’s good luck.
That sign just missed turning that car into a pancake.
19 Loose Screw
There is nothing worse than getting a flat tire from driving over a screw. It’s amazing that this screw fits snugly into the tire tread.
This person used up all of their good luck for the rest of their life!
20 Too Close For Comfort
Nothing like almost cutting the tip of your fingers off with a saw to make you appreciate your hand.
This person was very close to having the worst day ever. Hooray for work gloves!
21 The Luckiest Squirrel
This cute little fella escaped a brutal death when someone cut his home down with a chainsaw.
Luckily, he lived on the bottom floor of the tree. He actually looks thankful to be alive.
22 A Close Call
How amazing is it that a streetlight fell in just the right place to spare this car?
It couldn’t have lined up more perfectly. The owner was super lucky in this case.
23 Almost Nailed It
This person used up all of their luck for a lifetime when they narrowly missed stepping directly onto a rusty nail.
If they had stomped less than an inch further to the right, they would have been in a world of pain. Not to mention, a tetanus shot would have been in their near future.
24 One Lucky Break
The owner of this vehicle must have been so relieved that this tree didn’t crash into their car.
It’s astounding to see just how lucky they were in this case. That tree could have totaled their automobile.
25 On The Edge
What are the chances that this car would come to a screeching halt before driving over the edge?
This was a real balancing act and the driver barely escaped falling to their death.
26 Too Close For Comfort
This journalist had nerves of steel. She didn’t even flinch when a military aircraft flew close over her head. Only a few feet stood between her and death! It seems like she wasn’t even aware of her near-death experience.
She used a lifetime’s worth of good luck in that one moment!
27 Super Luck
This man had a hair-raising moment when an out-of-control car narrowly missed smashing him to smithereens. He was super lucky to escape that one! Things could have been a lot worse in this situation.
We almost can’t believe our eyes, and it looks like he can’t believe it, either.
28 Double Lucky
This driver escaped death twice! First, the excavator he drove into the water sank and was sinking fast. The suction pulled the equipment into the water at a rapid pace.
As he escaped the machinery, it rolled over in the water, and he ran up the top of the tracks, just in the knick of time!
29 Slippery Slope
Another insanely lucky moment to see is when this man slipped on the ice and narrowly missed falling into a drain. If he had slid just a few inches further, he’d been taking a scary ride down the drain.
That’s one incredible stroke of luck.
30 Wheely Close
These two gentlemen were in the wrong place at the wrong time. In a breathtaking moment, a big rig lost a tire, and it barreled toward them violently. Somehow, they managed to escape being hit.
This is what happens when you’re extremely lucky!
31 Balancing Act
One driver maxed out their luck when they stopped on top of a sinkhole at just the right time. Look at how close they were to falling in. This could have ended with their car at the bottom of the hole.
Now that’s what we call ultra lucky.
32 Leaning Tower
What are the chances of this tower falling at just the right angle to miss that car? If this lucky moment hadn’t been caught on camera, we wouldn’t believe it.
This could have been a terrible day for that car owner.
33 Right Down The Middle
This falling light post could have totally smashed two cars. Fortunately, it fell right between both of them and didn’t cause any damage.
Now that’s what we call lucky!
This man was lucky enough to escape being hit in the face with a golf ball. He relied on pure luck when the can he was sipping from took the hit for him. After this close call, don’t tell us that drinking beer can’t save your life.
It’s a good thing he was chugging brews that day.
35 Lucky Strike
These people’s lives literally flashed right before their eyes. Lightning struck a little bit too close to the bleachers. We can only imagine what these folks must have been thinking during that scary moment.
We’re sure it struck them just how lucky they were!
At first glance, this pic of an accident doesn’t look that bad. Some poor driver flew off the road, and their white truck landed in a ditch. Sure, this would be scary, but it appears like no one was hurt, and he is certainly not the first to whom such a thing happens.
A quick zoom-out gives a bigger picture, though, and it shows a potentially dire situation. Not only did this person skid into a ditch, but they narrowly missed driving off a cliff. Their guardian angel was looking out for them.
37 Tree Catastrophe
There are moments in life when you somehow avoid a catastrophe. The driver of this Jeep had an extremely close call with a fallen tree. It appears that they ran over the tree and the trunk busted in through the floorboard.
Thank goodness, though, they stopped at the perfect time because only a few centimeters more and that tree trunk was going right for their crotch! They must have used up a lifetime of luck in one moment because this could have ended badly.
38 Too Close For Comfort
This person’s life must have flashed before their eyes, or at least the life of their baby toe. A knife fell on the floor and narrowly missed slicing their foot. We can’t help but wonder how they got into this situation in the first place?
Is this person a professional knife thrower? Do they have a poltergeist in their kitchen that has it out for them? More than likely, the knife slipped while they were chopping vegetables, but we like our crazy theories better.
39 Perfect Timing
A person shared this incredibly scary moment on social media and said that if they had walked up the parking deck a second earlier, that runway car would have landed on their head! Yikes! That is really terrifying.
They are so lucky that they dodged that tragedy. Something tells us that they may not have walked away from an accident of that magnitude. It’s pretty hard to come back from a car falling on top of you, after all. Phew!
40 Safety First
Thank goodness this person took safety into their own hands and wore a pair of safety goggles while they worked. They had a very close call with a projectile that would have caused serious injury to their right eye if it weren’t for the glasses.
Just looking at this image makes us feel a bit woozy. We can’t even imagine the relief this guy felt when he realized just how close he was to danger. This is just one example of the reason personal safety gear is so important on the job.
41 A Near Miss
Driving in the snow can be scary and dangerous. One minute you’re driving down the road, and the next you swerve into an embankment without being able to do anything about it. That’s what appeared to happen to this unfortunate driver.
Yet, they got very lucky on this particular day because they skid off the road and veered just the right way to avoid slamming into a fire hydrant. They literally missed that thing by an inch! That was way too close for comfort.