Woman survives after falling out of car while filming a Snapchat video

Woman survives after falling out of car while filming a Snapchat video

She is very lucky to be alive!

Phone and driving

This accident could have had a much sadder ending.

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Luckily this woman, from the UK, had luck or divine intervention on her side after she fell out of a car while driving on a highway.

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Police and bystanders were equally shocked to find that the woman had tumbled out of the car while she was filming a video for the social media app Snapchat.

The police force also said that they arrived on the scene after getting a call about a woman falling out of a moving car.

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Paramedics treated her injuries at the scene as she had no life-threatening injuries.

Although glad to hear that the woman survived, people took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the incident:

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Ever since social media has become such an integrated part of our lives, people have been risking their lives for that ultimate selfie or video.

A global study revealed that between the year 2011 and 2017, about 259 people have died taking selfies.

The study was conducted by the US National Library of Medicine and showed that selfie deaths have actually increased over the years.

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The study was compiled by analysing news reports, searching for terms such as 'selfie deaths', 'koolfie', and 'selfie accidents'.

However, it should be noted that the actual number of selfie-related deaths could be much higher.

Hopefully, we all could learn from this: safety before selfie.

Main image courtesy of iStock

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