Woman narrowly escapes being crushed by falling tree in China

A woman narrowly escaped being hit by a falling tree in southern China.

The terrifying moment, filmed in the city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province on February 18, shows a 10-metre-high tree suddenly falling down and a nearby woman narrowly dodging it.

The tree crashed down onto a car parked on the side of the road.

According to reports, there was an ant nest at the root of the tree which damaged the base of the tree trunk.