Driver bails from car moments before smash

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Have you ever been behind a car on a hill, and that vehicle has begun slowly creeping back down the incline ever closer to your car? It's a tense situation: do you reverse back and risk hitting someone else behind you, or do you keep the faith and hope the driver in front realises before your bumper touches theirs?

For one Russian driver, captured on dash cam footage below, there was a third option: jump out of the car as quickly as possible. Perhaps a drastic choice on your average high street, but a sensible one considering she was faced with an out of control tractor bearing down on her.

The force of the inevitable impact is severe, crushing her car against the one directly behind, and inflicting serious injuries on the lady's husband, who wasn't quite quick enough to escape the vehicle.

Click play below to watch the footage of the accident.