There's a YouTube video just published last month and already with millions of views aptly titled "Luckiest Truck Driver In Russia". The video shows a nearly head-on collision between two commercial semi truck and the oncoming driver getting ejected through the windshield of his vehicle. Remarkably, he appears to be uninjured and, after landing on his feet, is seen walking near the vehicle immediately after having been ejected.
Research has shown you are 25 times more likely to be killed if you are ejected from the vehicle. Seat belts can be very effective in preventing total ejection from vehicles.
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Brett Emison is currently a partner at Langdon & Emison, a firm dedicated to helping injured victims across the country from their primary office near Kansas City. Mainly focusing on catastrophic injury and death cases as well as complex mass tort and dangerous drug cases, Mr. Emison often deals with automotive defects, automobile crashes, railroad crossing accidents (train accidents), trucking accidents, dangerous and defective drugs, defective medical devices.
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