A woman cyclist was just inches from being killed by a falling tree after it was cut down on a busy London road.
Terrifying footage shows the heavy trunk slam into the road with traffic flowing by, leaving a woman on a bike in shock.
The clip appears to show a tree surgeon hacking through the tree but instead of it being brought down professional and safely, it slams on to the road and bounces.
The cyclist can be seen looking back in shock, seemingly realising the danger they narrowly avoided.
The man who caught the footage on his dashcam can be heard saying: "F***ing hell," as the 30ft tree stopped moving.
The footage has been viewed on Facebook more than 1.5million times, and had thousands of comments.
One user said: "Words fail me. My industry is filling with muppets, my insurance premium rises every year because of c**p like this, basic saw work is not mastered before being let lose on this stuff and just in case something does go wrong why not stop the traffic for 20 seconds!"
Another added: "That company should not be allowed to trade there should be a safety zone with no one in for at least a distance 3 times the length of the item felled."
Paul Skinner said: "That cyclist should play the lotto this week their luck is in. Seriously though the road should have been closed off at least for the drop."
While Ben Heath joked: "Clearly the cyclist is at fault… your supposed to give way to falling trees for God sake!
"And why didn’t he ring his bell??"
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