Toddler lies on road to avoid being hit by cars in miraculous video

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This is the incredible moment a toddler avoided being run over by cars at a busy junction by lying down in the middle of the road.

CCTV footage recorded on April 24 in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province shows the moment the unaccompanied two-year-old walks up to the edge of the road.


Within seconds of reaching the kerb, she runs into the middle of the busy street between two stationary cars, and directly into the path of a large Toyota Land Cruiser SUV.

Astoundingly, the little girl manages to lie flat on the road, just as the 4x4 and a second SUV pass over top of her.

A number of startled bystanders run from the side of the road to help the toddler, including her grandmother who picks her up once the vehicles are clear.

Luckily, the girl escaped the accident with only a few minor scratches on her head.