Receptionist narrowly escapes death when minibus careers into hotel lobby

A receptionist narrowly escaped death when a minibus careered into a hotel lobby in southern China.

The CCTV video of the incident, which was filmed in Qingyuan City in Guangdong Province on December 22, shows the minibus smashing through the glass doors of the hotel and then ramming the reception desk.

The receptionist managed to run away from the desk and only suffered minor injuries.

The driver has been detained and the case was being investigated, reports said.