25 People Who Came Close To Death Tell Their Terrifying Story

10. A chandelier collapsed and almost crushed me

“When I was 8 years old, a chandelier almost fell on top of me in my living room. I was watching a movie (lilo and stitch) when I heard a crack, looked up, and the huge chandelier was about to fall on top of me. I rolled off the couch and it barely missed me. I still had tons of cuts from all the glass though; just not a direct hit.” — phobee144

11. I was held at gunpoint

“I was held up at gunpoint, made me get out of my car, felt me up and down took my phone, wallet, keys and car and left me in the middle of the street. Luckily they only wanted assets and not to kill me.” — TheNoveltyAccountant

12. I was hit by a car going 30 miles per hour

“I was hit by a car as a pedestrian while it was going about 50km/h (30 mph). At that speed the paramedics said I had about a 50% chance of dying. I just remember flying through the air and accepting that, this was when I was going to die. Fortunately I just had some permanent knee damage and some road rash.” — MelissaMcSpice

13. Someone threw a pitchfork at me

“Friend threw a pitchfork at me at 1 in the morning. Needless to say, I don’t talk to him anymore.” — genno334


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