A motorcyclist is lucky to be alive after crashing into an unsecured load that fell into the road.
The unidentified item dropped off a boat being towed by an SUV on Interstate 94 in Minnesota on June 18. Dramatic new video shows the motorcyclist hitting the cargo and being thrown into the air:
The rider lands hard on the asphalt as the motorcycle flies across the highway and into the emergency lane.
Horrified witnesses -- including Linda Leverty, who captured the terrifying crash on her dash cam and posted the footage to Facebook -- pulled over to check on the motorcyclist. Incredibly, the good Samaritans discovered he had only suffered minor injuries.
"What a relief," Leverty said.
She later said the SUV driver did not stop to help.
"While were on the scene, he never returned," she posted on Facebook.
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