Flying rock nearly kills onlookers at building demolition

When an inch makes all the difference.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Jun 30, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 1:14 am CDT

There are few things finer than watching a building implode—even if it almost kills you.

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That seems to be the feeling shared by a couple who stood among the small crowd of observers during a demolition in the Czech Republic, anyway. As an old clothing factory collapses, a giant hunk of concrete comes bouncing past the non-existent safety perimeter and nearly takes their heads off when it hurtles by. Not that anyone’s too impressed.

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Embedding is disabled, but here’s another angle, along with a photo that suggests at least one bystander got nicked by the errant, almost-deadly projectile. Still beats watching reruns!   

H/T Digg | Photo via Viral videos daily/YouTube       

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*First Published: Jun 30, 2014, 1:03 pm CDT