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Flying Mattress Strikes Biker At 50 MPH, Cushions His Fall

"I thought I was a goner for sure."

This is terror at 50 miles per hour.

A motorbike rider somehow avoided serious injury after a flying mattress struck him on a highway.

Aaron Wood was riding through the Clem7 tunnel in Brisbane, Australia, last Tuesday when the bedding fell from a pickup truck’s cage trailer and into his path.

“I thought I was a goner for sure,” Wood told The Queensland Times. “I have been riding for 20 years and never had something like this happen.”

Incredibly, the squishy mattress got trapped under his front wheel and helped bring his motorbike to a stop ― without him falling onto the ground.

Queensland Police released surveillance footage of the dramatic incident. It enabled them to identify the Toyota’s driver, who now reportedly faces a $275 fine for traveling with an unsecured load.

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