Car luckily escapes being flattened after lorry brings down footbridge in China

Shocking moment of a car luckily escaping being flattened after a lorry brought down a footbridge in eastern China.

In the video, shot in Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province on May 18, the goods loaded on a lorry hit a footbridge when it tried to pass underneath, causing a part of the bridge to collapse.

A white car next to the lorry can be seen speeding to avoid being crushed by the collapsing bridge, making a narrow escape.

According to reports, the goods on the lorry were stacked over the height limit. No casualties were reported and the police arrested the lorry driver.

The traffic on the road was back to normal after eight hours.