Man's attempt to jump over retracting bridge ends in disaster

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We all know how tempting it can be to re-enact the flamboyant car stunts from the latest action movies but, just as Terry Cole used to say, don't try this at home.

As a 56-year-old Dutch man recently found out, these moments of confidence (and incompetence) don't always go to plan. The man in question attempted to jump a retracting bridge in the Netherlands, only to fail miserably, plummeting into the water below.