This Bicyclist Is Houdini Reincarnated

Harry Houdini is alive, people. There's no other way to explain this car crash.

This crash between a girl (who may or may not be Harry Houdini brought back to life) on a bicycle and a Toyota Corolla reportedly happened in Taiwan. On this planet. In real life. Seriously.

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Only when you zoom in and watch the crash frame by frame do you realize that the step-through frame of her bicycle lets the bike spin around her and leave her standing completely unharmed.

Unreal.

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DISCUSSION

The false sense of security provided by a well defined crosswalk strikes again. She's both lucky and stupid. Can't tell from the lights over head whether or not they gave her the right-of-way in the cross walk... (pedestrians should always have right of way in a crosswalk even when it's not mechanically afforded to them with lights and signs) but, she's looking straight ahead oblivious to possible cross traffic while entering the oncoming lane from behind a line of stopped cars on her right side. Like assuming a gun is always loaded when handling it, one must always assume the traffic lanes are "loaded" even if one has the "right-of-way" to step or ride onto a traffic lane. Right-of-way assumptions can hurt or kill. If the on-coming car had a green light to proceed I can't really fault him. Perhaps he was going to fast for the conditions, but were I sitting on a jury I would lay at minimum 90% of the fault on the lucky leggy lass on the bike. If the on-coming car had a red light he should bear 100% of the damages.... and she'd still be stupid for not looking for oncoming traffic while popping out from behind a line of cars.