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Video: Miraculous escape for motorcyclist engulfed in flames

Caoimhe Gaskin

Published 17/11/2013 | 14:32

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A Chinese motorcyclist has survived a horrific crash which saw her bike go up in flames.

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This shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a woman was engulfed in flames when her bike collided with the back of a lorry in Foshan City, southern China.

She is seen losing control of the bike which is then crushed under the wheels of the vehicle.

The bike continues to skid along the road before exploding into flames that also set the woman alight.

She quickly dives into some nearby bushes and fast thinking bystanders help her to extinguish the flames.

The lucky motorcyclist is recovering in a local hospital.

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