SEE IT: Cyclist hit by truck escapes injury by landing on mattress that fell from vehicle

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Bicyclist Hit

(Image/Globo video)

PARANA, Brazil (PIX11) – Security cameras captured the moment a man riding a bicycle in Brazil was miraculously saved by a mattress that fell out of the same truck that clipped him on Monday.

The incredible scene was captured outside of a driving school in Foz do Iguaçu, a southwestern town on the border of Paraguay, according to Globo News.  The accident happened along one of the busiest thoroughfares when a man transporting mattresses for a local store tried to overtake the cyclist at high speed, hitting him instead and launching him from the bicycle.

Before the biker could hit the pavement, however, a mattress that fell off the truck can be scene on surveillance footage sliding in from the side — directly underneath him.

The cyclist lands in a sitting position in a cloud of dust, cushioned by the mattress.  Perhaps stunned by his own luck, it takes him a minute to get up.  The man miraculously suffered only minor injuries.