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Woman miraculously survives after shipping container falls onto her car

By Mason White 8:04 AM September 27, 2013
Scene of the accident 
Scene of the accident 

By: Shifra Unger
Rescue worker were very surprised to find a woman alive after her car was crushed.

The woman in China, is lucky to be alive. She miraculously escaped after her car was crushed by a giant shipping container.

The woman was driving in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu province of China, next to a truck, which was carrying a big orange box container. The container suddenly slipped off the truck that was transporting it.

The container fell off the side of the truck and landed on top of the woman’s car, causing the roof of the car to be flattened.

Firefighters were called to the scene just after 1:00 pm on Saturday, but it took almost twenty minutes to get a crane that was powerful enough to lift the of container off the car.

Rescue workers and people, who had gathered at the scene, were shocked when they heard a voice from inside the car screaming for help.

They were able to cut the car open and pull the woman to safety. The woman suffered no serious injuries after she slipped into the footwell of the car, which is the space for the feet in front of a seat in a vehicle.