Concrete block fell on a car in MakkahA motorist miraculously escaped death after a huge block of concrete fell on his car in the holy city of Makkah on Thursday night.

The concrete mass had broken off from a bridge and fallen on to the car that was passing under it. The accident took place near the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) in Al Mansour district in Makkah, reported Sabq news.

Within minutes of the accident, police authorities, Civil Defence teams, and Red Crescent personnel rushed to the scene to rescue the driver of the car.

Emergency response teams, along with a advanced Red Crescent  medical team were involved in the rescue operations. The car was entirely crushed on impact from the huge mass of concrete. However, the driver miraculously survived the incident and received only minor injuries.

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(Images courtesy: Sabq news)