A cyclist once dubbed 'Britain's most hated' captured the moment he 'thought he was going to die' after he was knocked off his bike by a lorry driver who he claims fled the UK to escape justice.
Dave Sherry, 40, was cycling with his headcam and rear-facing camera when he was allegedly clipped by the driver who narrowly passed him in Epping, Essex.
The London bus driver was forced to take six weeks off work and claims doctors told him he was lucky to be alive.
He claims police later pulled over the lorry driver, who he says was a Romanian man, to take his details before he was allowed to carry on driving.
One person is missing following a huge explosion at a chemical plant in Texas this morning.
Witnesses reported hearing a large bang followed by several secondary explosions at the facility near Fort Worth.
Initial reports say one person is missing and at least two have been injured and the fire continues to burn.
First responders from multiple jurisdictions responded to the fire at the Tri-Chem Industries Plant, located in the Hood County town of Cresson, about 20 miles southwest of Fort Worth.
This is the moment when people are hurled off a malfunctioning ski lift in in Gudauri, Georgia, seriously injuring two people.
At least eight people in total were hurt in the accident at the resort, located on the south-facing plateau of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range. A video of the accident was posted online.
The defect to the lifts meant that they sped up to double the normal speed and threw people off of their chairs as they reached the bottom of the mountain, local media reported.
Emergency services have lost hope of finding survivors after at least six people were killed when a newly-installed pedestrian bridge collapsed on to eight lanes of traffic at Florida International University on Thursday.
First responders working overnight through the painstaking process of sifting through unstable rubble have shifted their focus on Friday to recovering the dead bodies of those trapped underneath, officials told a pre-dawn news conference.
A press worker in China had a terrible Monday yesterday when he got his fingers caught in one of the machines. He screams bloody murder while they attempt to get his hand out, and eventually they do.
A gran has made a heartfelt plea urging against the use of forward-facing car seats after her two-year-old granddaughter was 'internally decapitated' in a horror crash.
Aniyah Bennett's skull detached from her spine after the vehicle she was traveling in with her mom Kimberly Bennett, 28, struck a brick pillar and overturned.
While her mom escaped with scratches, Aniyah was airlifted to hospital where doctors determined that the impact of the smash had 'internally decapitated' her.
A pilot and weapons officer have died after a US fighter jet plunged into the sea near Florida.
The F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed during a training exercise off the coast near Key West on Wednesday.
The US Navy said in a statement the two aviators were recovered from the water and declared dead.
The two-seater jet crashed on its final approach to Naval Air Station Key West.
The cause of the crash is currently unclear and investigation has been launched.
"It was going in to land, and all of a sudden, the whole thing flipped sideways and I saw a fireball," witness Barbie Wilson told CBS News.
A police truck has caught fire on one of New York's busiest junctions.
The blaze brought chaotic scenes to Columbus Circle with some eyewitnesses saying it "blew up".
Witnesses said the area is in "chaos" as smoke has been sent billowing into the sky and flames raged through the vehicle.
Local media later reported that the NYPD barrier truck had mechanical problems and the engine was smoking when it caught fire at 9am.
Police said no one was injured in the incident.
Fatboy Slim was meters away from a blazing fire in Shoreham-by-Sea on Thursday.
Taking to social media, the 54-year-old musician (real name Norman Cook) uploaded footage of a building that was ablaze.
Firefighters could be seen tackling the blaze - with huge plumes of smoke rising up into the sky while giant flames jumped up from the building.
However, Fatboy Slim caused some fans to worry after he shared video of the disaster as the fiery scene was not far from where he was standing.
"Cripes, Shoreham harbour is on fire right outside my window…” the star wrote as video panned upwards.
A worker at a rock climbing centre is lucky to be alive after a horror 30ft fall - while he wasn't wearing a harness.
The 26-year-old was inspecting equipment at the end of the day when he plummeted down the artifical rock face inside a shopping centre.
Shocking footage shows the worker lose his grip as he climbed the wall.
The man, named Huang, had climbed to the top to carry out checks.
It happened in front of horrified workers at a shopping centre called The Heart of Yiwu in East China's Zhejiang Province.
A builder has been saved by doctors after he was impaled on a 4ft metal pole which went through one of his testicles before emerging near his neck.
Salim Sheikh, 33, was working on the first floor of a new building when he slipped and fell on a pile of steel rods.
He had to be driven 165km with the rod inside him to get to a hospital with specialists to help.
One pierced him through the groin and then went through the entire length of his body and emerged at his collar bone.
Scans revealed the rod had pierced his small intestine, colon, liver, diaphragm and lung - but incredibly surgeons removed the pole during a painstaking five-hour operation.
Miraculously after just two days in the intensive care unit, Mr Sheikh was discharged to the general ward, where he is expected to make a full recovery.
This is the horrific moment a tired driver falls asleep at the wheel after an all night mountain trek and smashes into a cyclist.
Jake Tomkinson, 28, drifted onto the wrong side of the road at speed in Conwy Valley, north Wales, smashed into Gareth Evans, 34, who was cycling the other way, and sent him flying into the air.
Mr Evans had to be airlifted to hospital and spent time in intensive care after sustaining 22 injuries including a punctured and bruised lung, four broken ribs, a broken eye socket and collarbone, and two broken toes.
He still suffers post traumatic amnesia, and has lost his sense of smell and taste.
Tomkinson pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving and was jailed for 12 months over the collision in June.
An elephant calf, which fell into a well in the town of Alur in India's Karnataka, was rescued on Monday. Footage captured the baby elephant struggling to climb the steep sides of the muddy pit, which had been clogged with silt, after spending the night there. The forest officials, who were informed about the incident in the night, arrived to the scene with an excavator.
These ladies have taken their fight on the streets to settle things but they received no damage. Someone else had paid the price.
The man survived and is ok but won't be driving for a while
A young girl was killed in an horrific accident after being thrown from their scooter by a driver opening their door.
Within seconds of tumbling to the ground, the child and her mother were run over by another moped behind them who did not have time to slow down.
The 44-year-old mum, whose surname is Tsai, suffered serious injuries during the accident and her five-year-old girl was declared dead after attempts to revive her failed.
The incident happened in Tainan in Taiwan.
A forensic scientist was left with a brain injury after a block of ice crashed 90ft on her head as she took a cigarette break at work.
The frozen lump fell off the rooftop of an eight storey building at Moscow academy and struck Anna Zhuravlyova as she was heading back inside.
CCTV shows the 27-year-old walking towards the building with a group of people.
But after ice fell from above she was sent tumbling backwards and appeared to crash her head on the pavement.
A tourist has died at one of China's most sacred sights when he fell to his death while playing on his mobile phone.
The man his 20s was outside a famous Buddhist temple know as Flesh Palace at Mounth Jiuhua and had taken a seat on a bench to have a rest.
He was sat looking at his phone when he absentmindedly leant back, not realising there was no back on the seat and he went tumbling back over the edge
Security footage at the popular scenic spot in the east of the country captured the moment the young man fell more than 25ft.
He falls onto a stone staircase, with his body flashing in front of the camera for a split second.
This is the moment Maria Lebedeva is caught up in a horrific car crash which has left her with brain damage as well as spinal injuries.
Sickening CCTV footage shows the moment a woman was knocked over by a double-decker bus after stepping into its path.
The woman, seen wearing a parka with the hood up, was struck by the side of the 252 bus in Romford, east London, last month.
She didn't appear to look before stepping into the road, where she was hit by the massive vehicle and dragged along the street.
The accident took place outside Romford train station on February 1 and was captured on CCTV.
A haunting video shows the inside of a helicopter moments before it crashed in New York, killing all five passengers.
It was posted on Instagram by journalist Trevor Cadigan, who is named amongst those who died in the tragedy, as the chopper took off on Sunday.
Mr Cadigan, 26, is seen smiling in the footage, while fellow passengers smile and give a thumbs up before the fatal crash.
The 30-second clip also shows the helipad from the air as the chopper takes off.
The Eurocopter AS350, which had been hired for a photo shoot, crashed shortly after 7pm in the East River .
Only the pilot, Richard Vance, survived, and he told officials he believes a passenger's bag may have inadvertently hit the emergency fuel shut off button.
Horrifying footage captured an elderly driver making a U-turn on a busy one-way motorway before smashing into oncoming traffic.
Dashcam footage of the shocking moment shows a car travelling at around 65mph.
As it continues down the one-way road, a red Mitsubishi Lancer, reportedly driven by a 93-year-old man, can be seen stationary on the left.
Around 21 seconds into the clip, the parked car swings sharply right, cutting off all oncoming traffic and ploughing into the car of 24-year-old Sophie Kinnane.
A motorcyclist called an ambulance to his own road accident after being thrown onto the roof of a car that allegedly ran him over.
Guilherme Souza de Oliveira lay injured on top of a yellow Volkswagen Crossfox that reportedly failed to stop after crashing into him.
And while the footage of the hit and run accident was caught on CCTV, amazed eyewitnesses also took pictures of the 28-year-old despatch rider.
Heart stopping video shows the moment the car appears to overtake a black pickup and slams into the biker travelling on the opposite side of the road in Jandira, south east Brazil.
A heroic 4x4 driver was filmed plunging their vehicle into a flooded ford to rescue another driver who had become stranded in the water.
Footage of the selfless rescue mission in Birmingham shows the black Jeep Grand Voyager delving into the murky, 18-inch-deep flood.
Taken by an onlooker who wished to remain anonymous, the clip captures the brave jeep driver slowly edging into the water, Birmingham Live reports.
The larger vehicle then makes contact behind the stranded silver Mercedes C-class .
This is the incredible moment a teenage cyclist landed on her feet after a car ploughed into her and a group of pals.
The girl was out on a training ride with three friends in Russia when the heart-stopping incident took place.
Footage shows the car driver waiting to turn into a side road at a junction. Two vehicles then pass, followed by the cyclists.
However, while the motorist waits for the cars to pass, they make to turn into the side road as the group of friends ride by.
The collision took place in a Russian street and the driver has been fined a paltry 1,000 roubles - or £12.70 for their actions.
The pilot of the doomed New York helicopter made a frantic mayday call just moments before the aircraft plunged into a river, killing five people.
Pilot Richard Vance escaped the wreckage after the aircraft smashed into the city's East River yesterday - but all five passengers tragically died.
The newly-released emergency call, made seconds before the impact, suggests the chopper suffered engine failure before it hit the water.
The helicopter had been chartered for a photo shoot.
New York City Police confirmed two of the passengers were pronounced dead at the scene while three others later died in hospital.
The harrowing moment the 33-year-old pilot called for help has been released.
At least 50 people are dead after a passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed and exploded into flames onto a football ground near the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Witnesses said the US-Bangla Airlines plane made an "unexpected" turn moments before it crashed next to Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal's capital.
The head of Nepal's Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal revealed the plane landed at the wrong end of the airport's single runway, while a chilling audio recording suggested there was confusion in the cockpit.
An army spokesman told Reuters that 50 people were killed when the plane carrying 67 passengers, including two children, and four crew went down.
Dramatic photos captured by witnesses showed the desperate effort to rescue victims from the burning plane as a huge cloud of smoke billowed into the sky following Nepal's worst plane crash in decades.