Crazy things happen to people on a daily basis. Some people barely miss getting hit by a bus while crossing the street, and some people get saved by a stranger after falling onto a subway track because they passed out on the platform. Quite frequently, people are reminded that they’re grateful to be alive just because they were in the right place, at the right time. Check out this list of people who escaped a horrible fate by just a few centimeters.When she heard a strange noise coming from the garbage disposal, she quickly turned it off to investigate. When she reached in, she pulled out the diamond out of her ring, and it didn’t even have a scratch on it.
This impatient person swooped past the truck driver, nearly missing a head-on collision with a station wagon. They must have had someone looking out for them because that was the closest call we’ve ever seen.
It’s nice to drink a glass of wine while you’re working, but this person obviously needs a sippy cup. Somehow they avoided disaster, but hopefully, they learned their lesson.
Either Michael Myers is on the loose, or people are not being safe while driving on the highway. Either way, this person was pretty lucky!
Like turning off your running water! This person walked into their kitchen at the perfect time, allowing her to stop the water right before it became a huge mess.
A horn to the head would not be a great way to end their fun, but this bull missed by just a few inches. He’s probably going to stay away from the event next year.
After all, that’s a great classic, in super good condition, and it looks like it only has a broken window. Well, replacing the window isn’t fun, but it could have been a lot worse.
Out of support for their team, there was no way they were going to leave the field when the thunderstorm rolled in. In fact, the crowd probably started cheering when the lightning caused a fire to start right next to the field.
Obviously, that means that they want their fish to go everywhere with them. So when this little girl wanted to bring her fish to bed, she tripped and accidentally dropped the fishbowl….perfectly. That sure is one lucky fish.
If someone was tired enough they wouldn’t even notice the cat sitting there. Singed cat fur isn’t the best way to make your house smell nice
This unsuspecting hiker stumbled across this deadly rattlesnake while on their travels. Luckily, they noticed it at the last minute because that’s one way to get a free ride back to town…in an ambulance.
This looks like it came straight from a pillaging scene. Lucky for these people the enormous boulder only ruined their garage, well, and a large portion of their field.
We’re willing to bet that this man will never wear sandals while playing darts again. And if he does, then he deserves to get poked a bit.
Clearly, the captain underestimated the size of the ship because they almost brought this bridge down with them. That would have been a lawsuit for sure.
But we were never taught not to wear sandals while using them. This person’s probably related to the person that had a run-in with the dart.
Just one more centimeter and this person would have been cleaning up glass before they had to leave for work.
They must have been going pretty fast to split a telephone pole in half like that. And how are those wires strong enough to hold it in place?
But this player never imagined he’d be taking a skate to the face. He needed to shave, but he definitely wasn’t that desperate.
These people were more than lucky when this tree was split in half by lightning. Not only did it miss the two cars sitting there, but it also missed their house, probably saving their lives in the process.
But traveling long distance can come with its own set of problems. This car could have plummetted into the rocks below, but luckily, the barrier kind of worked like it was supposed to. How did they even manage that in the first place?
This person got a surprise when they noticed that they weren’t preparing their usual cup of java. Care for a side of ranch, anyone?
Fortunately, this woman must not have tasted good enough because the shark took one bite and swam off. Maybe swimming in the pool is a better option from now on.
Today, people avoid losing their possessions in these grates. This wedding ring was almost lost forever, but luckily it landed in the perfect spot.
While most people don’t ever have much luck, causing them to lose all of their money. But this person clearly has some luck up their sleeve because they had one of the luckiest tickets we’ve ever seen.
The driver of this vehicle was one lucky person because that could have surely decapitated him. That’s definitely some Final Destination type of stuff.
Luckily, when this soldier was face to face with death he had a bunch of coins in his pocket. When he was shot in the chest, the coins took the brunt of the blow, ultimately saving him from an untimely death.
If he wouldn’t have been wearing his safety goggles this man would’ve been badly injured. Bet he was grateful for paying attention to the rules of safety!
Usually, you have to keep your eye out for a foul ball, but this player chucked his bat into the crowd. Thanks to a random stranger, this kid was saved from going to the hospital with a concussion.
This person thought that they could swoop right past the other car, but life had a different plan. Instead of ending up with a horrible case of road rash, they landed right on top of the other car, causing the motorcyclist to thank his lucky stars.
When this rider flew off the track and into the crowd, the spectator used his quick thinking to jump out of the way. And he did it all while continuing his phone call.
This photographer got too excited and accidentally left their camera on the bumper of their car. They were lucky to find it still sitting there when they pulled into the gas station because that could have been one expensive mistake.
This person was grazed by death when a piece of rebar from the truck in front of them flew into their window. Talk about sitting in the right spot at the right time.
Just a small gate to tell people not to drive through? A tricycle could have taken that down.
This man got out of his car and his key slipped through his finger, landing in the perfect spot. One inch to the left or right and they would have had a whole world of trouble on their hands.
Right when they were taking the picture, these three dolphins jumped into the frame. That’s definitely a once in a lifetime experience.
But this brave man thought it would be a great experience. He most likely won’t do it again, though, after seeing the footage of a shark nearly taking a bite out of his head.
Even this trained construction worker had a difficult time using it correctly. Fortunately, when the doctors looked at the x-rays they realized that he was pretty lucky not to have a shattered knee.
Luckily, they looked down before covering their toothbrush in toothpaste. Hopefully, this serves as a reminder to check your brush before putting it into your mouth.