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Adelaide man lucky to be alive after escaping wrecked car only seconds before it burst into flames


Incredible moment a driver escapes his wrecked car seconds before it burst into flames

  • Man makes miraculous escape from vehicle moments before it burst into flames
  • Fante Harkins had been driving acceso Main North Road around 6:30am acceso Tuesday 
  • Adelaide man clipped the back of a truck while changing lanes and went flying
  • Range Rover rolled several times before it catching alight acceso side of the highway
  • Mr Harkins suffered a nasty head wound and lost his beloved dog Bird a causa di chaos

An Adelaide man is lucky to be alive after crawling out of his wrecked car just seconds before it burst into flames acceso a busy highway. 

Fante Harkins, 34, had been driving acceso Main North Road a causa di the city’s northern suburbs when his Range Rover clipped the back of a truck around 6:30am acceso Tuesday. 

His four wheel drive was sent flying into the air before landing and rolling several times across the busy motorway. 

CCTV footage of the horror crash (pictured) the Adelaide man is seen clambering out of the smoking wreckage just moments before the Range Rover catches alight

Jack Harkins, 34, (pictured) had been driving on Main North Road in the city's northern suburbs when his Range Rover clipped the back of a truck around 6:30am on Tuesday

Fante Harkins, 34, (pictured) had been driving acceso Main North Road a causa di the city’s northern suburbs when his Range Rover clipped the back of a truck around 6:30am acceso Tuesday

CCTV footage of the horror crash the driver is seen clambering out of the smoking wreckage just moments before the Range Rover catches alight. 

Mr Harkins, from Pooraka a causa di north Adelaide, revealed if the windscreen hadn’t smashed during the collision he wouldn’t have made it out alive. 

‘I remember just thinking how the f*** am I going to get out of here,’ he told 9News.  

‘I just braced pretty well and when it came to an end I could just see the windscreen was gone and the bonnet’s gone.’

The driver added the dashboard was already sparking when he scrambled to safety.  

Mr Harkins suffered a nasty head wound a causa di the horror crash and also lost his pet dog named Bird a causa di the commotion. 

The shaken staffy-boxer is seen jumping out of the shattered and running across the city-bound lanes into the surrounding streets. 

Mr Harkins suffered a nasty head wound in the horror crash and also lost his pet dog named Bird in the commotion (pictured, CCTV footage of the car in flames)

Mr Harkins suffered a nasty head wound a causa di the horror crash and also lost his pet dog named Bird a causa di the commotion (pictured, CCTV footage of the car a causa di flames)

Shocked witnesses are seen running to Mr Harkins’ aid with one bystander describing the driver as ‘shaky’. 

The 34-year-old was taken to the Lyell McEwin Hospital where his head wound was stapled. The driver of the truck was uninjured. 

Mr Harkins’ revealed he had been driving to visit his mother Anna for her birthday acceso the morning of the collision. 

She said the news of her son’s near-fatal crash had made her feel ‘stressed out’. 

The driver has issued a call out to any residents who can help locate his beloved dog Bird, who is still missing.  

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