Gotta Watch: Narrowly escaping with their lives
A school bus was lodged in a building in Henryville, Indiana after being tossed by a tornado earlier this month.
March 31st, 2012
10:45 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Narrowly escaping with their lives

We've recently received lots of videos of narrow misses and people barely avoiding catastrophes. They faced everything from natural disasters to auto accidents, but these lucky people managed to get away without serious injuries. You’ve Gotta Watch these great escapes.

Tornado throws bus

Here’s dramatic new video and audio recordings of the moment that an EF4 twister hit Henryville, Indiana. A bus driver carrying a busload of children must decide what to do to save them when she sees the tornado touch down. Her quick thinking gets the kids off the bus before it’s thrown into a restaurant. Watch the shocking surveillance video from inside the bus.

Fireman: Roof under him 'just dropped'

Three firefighters in Michigan were fighting a fire at a dry cleaning business when the roof collapsed underneath them. They go from ventilating the roof to diving for safety in a scene that looks like it’s right out of a movie.They say the didn't realize just how scary situation was until they saw the video.

Car swerves toward biker

This video out of Texas shows a motorcyclist barely avoiding a car that is spinning out of control. We debated about how many inches this biker was from the sedan. Watch and decide for yourself.

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  1. ♔Mmmmm♕

    well...i see y'all rather be april's fool...I can't believe there 201 comments about cocoa, trolls, and marshmellows...dirty adult diapers!
    ru! bro! im beginning to beelieve you've had one too many visits to snoopdogg's dogg house...

    April 1, 2012 at 8:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • It's........BANASY©! Ta Da!

      Just another day in paradise, Mmmmm.

      April 1, 2012 at 9:14 pm | Report abuse |
  2. raven

    Hey dazzle©, your s/n reminds me of a saying my dear, late grampa used to have : If ya can't dazzle em with brilliance, baffle em with bull____.

    April 1, 2012 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • dazzle ©

      @raven, hello to you and your grandpa was a wise sage.

      April 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | Report abuse |
  3. raven

    Yeah, that AND a crotchety old codger in the same body...

    April 1, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      @raven: crotchety comes because no one listens to the wise, old sage lol

      trust me, i know

      April 1, 2012 at 11:35 pm | Report abuse |
  4. dazzle ©

    It's at banasy! How are you love?

    April 1, 2012 at 9:19 pm | Report abuse |
  5. raven

    Hey m.s., hows e.l.t.?

    April 1, 2012 at 9:21 pm | Report abuse |
  6. dazzle ©

    @TrollBuster, that would be mega BS. I almost forgot about you.

    April 1, 2012 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse |
  7. It's........BANASY©! Ta Da!

    Hey, Daz.
    I'm fair to middling, doll.
    I just have to keep on keeping on.
    Never did get the siesta.
    Ptttttthpt! Boo.

    m.s.! e.l.t. is otay, I guess.
    see above @dazzle, lol.....

    April 1, 2012 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • dazzle ©

      Boo Hoo for not getting the siesta, I got about an hour but I feel a lot less cranky.

      April 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • It's........BANASY©! Ta Da!

      I hope to get some rest soon.
      Thankfully, I don't have to get up @ 5:30 tomorrow; Paul is taking my daughter to school.
      Yay!

      April 1, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
  8. dazzle ©

    You must get some rest as if I should talk. Paul's a good boy for taking your daughter to school and let mom sleep in.

    April 1, 2012 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • It's........BANASY©! Ta Da!

      It's a one time thing.
      Vehicular problems...but Tuesday is business as usual!
      Paul's a keeper, all right...he's a good man.
      He's on vacation next week...so maybe...lol!

      April 1, 2012 at 11:57 pm | Report abuse |
  9. leeintulsa

    @banasy: i believe i'm getting too old for laser tag lol.. or too tired. or both.

    the boy loved it the first time, hated it the second. had to do with his score. 1st time out, 9th of 26. 2nd time, 17th of 29. lol

    April 1, 2012 at 11:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • It's........BANASY©! Ta Da!

      @leeintulsa:
      Yes, but did you guys have fun?
      That's what matters.
      Also: were kilts involved, lol...

      Ranking isn't everything!

      April 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      oh, once we got home and opened his darth maul mask and double light sabre, the upset was forgotten lol. when he went to bed, he said he loved it

      April 1, 2012 at 11:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      lol oh, and no kilts were involved

      April 1, 2012 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • It's........BANASY©! Ta Da!

      @leeintulsa:

      Aw, how cute!
      You're a good dad, Lee.
      You're kids are lucky to have you.

      Good luck tomorrow!
      I really hope you get the job!
      You deserve it!

      April 2, 2012 at 12:03 am | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      @banasy: i hope so, too. glad i'm not starting tomorrow, though.. that laser tag almost sucked away my will to live lol..

      this part time work i've been doing for the last year and a half has made me soft.. the first week or so of real work is going to be a huge adjustment. glad i'll get at least another day after the games tonight.

      if i don't get on much this next week, it's because i'm sitting here in my recliner moaning and whimpering lol

      that pic you are free to distribute, if any of our friends want it

      April 2, 2012 at 12:18 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      @leeintulsa:
      At least you're man enough to admit it!
      Whimpering like a new born babe?
      Poor thing, lol!

      I am glad to are giving me permission for the pic!
      I so wanted to shoot it to our buds, but I didn't; I wanted permission before they saw the mean, lean, leeintulsa machine!
      And your big...ahem...sword....lmao!

      I'll pay for that remark from the Bible brigade, bet on it.

      April 2, 2012 at 12:29 am | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      lol

      good night, dear lady. think my heart's pumping and breathing are normal again. now a shot to seal the deal and off to bed.

      April 2, 2012 at 12:35 am | Report abuse |
  10. banasy©

    Goodnight, Big Grasshopper.
    Good luck, and let us know!

    April 2, 2012 at 12:45 am | Report abuse |
  11. patrick ©

    @Trollbuster- I hope you had fun with your fantasy but you didn't answer the lady's question. This one is easy: Who am I?

    April 2, 2012 at 2:26 am | Report abuse |
  12. trollbuster

    @ patrick, as the real trollbuster, i can answer that, the fake one cant. You are dazzles ex hubby, whom she still adores, and also the father of tori! Dazzle knows who i am ask her, the fake one is mary. Mad because she got busted trolling!

    April 2, 2012 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Mary

    I have been silent long enough! Now I know that the whole weekend of accusing me of "trolling" goes back to the regulars actually doing it and blaming me, just like junior high.
    Bye kiddies

    April 2, 2012 at 5:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • nsaidi

      I've been observing the discussion today, and the different people participating. Interesting.

      April 2, 2012 at 5:21 pm | Report abuse |
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