Car crashes into TV reporter’s live shot, no one injured

Tuesday March 8th, 2016

A very fortunate TV reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area narrowly avoided being hit by a speeding car during a live segment Tuesday morning.

KTVU’s Alex Savidge was reporting on Monday night’s train derailment when a car came careening toward him. 

Savidge and cameraman Chip Vaughn both managed to evade the out of control car, thanks to Vaughn’s quick thinking. Savidge posed for a selfie with the offending vehicle after the dust had settled. 

He also recounted the experience in a video on Facebook. 

Close Call!! Almost got hit by a car live on-air, heart still pounding.

Posted by Alex Savidge KTVU on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Not only were Savidge and Vaughn unharmed, the drivers of both cars also walked away uninjured.

- Dan Gartland

[via TIME]

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