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captured by dashboard cameras. that's all for this edition of "caught on camera." sometimes the best laid plans can go awry. leading to the worst kind of day possible. there's nobodying nobody can do to save him. >> at a kentucky gas station, a routine fill-up flares up. >> it happened so fast. everybody was in so much shock. >> further south a job in texas turns perilous, while another
tow goes south in the snowy northeast. animal kz have horrible days too. rush hour on a freeway is always bad, but for a dog, it's life threatened. when ordinary days turn into very bad ones. caught on camera. very bad day. a woman in iowa fights for her life. after her small boat capsizes over a damn. june 30th, 2009, is just winding down for an iowa bridge construction crew along the des moines river when crane operator joe lowe notices something
terribly wrong. >> i seen the boat drift down, and it hit cross ward, and then he was trying to rack it with an anchor or rope or something. and then i heard him holler at his wife to put her life jacket on, and he didn't have one on. >> there's nothing anyone nearby can do to stop the boat carrying a husband and wife from plummeting over the center street dam. the man is carried down stream, but the woman is caught in the turbulence or boil of the falls rushing over the low head dam. he swift water rescue team is called in and captured by local nbc cameras. they know time is not on their side for anyone trapped in the wash of a low head dam. pushing against the swift currents rescuers get as close as they can and throw her a line.
but the celebration is premature according to des moines police sergeant joe gonzalez. evidently the person didn't have enough strength to hold on so they could be pulled to safety. >> the powerful falling water keeps sucking her under. >> keep going. further down stream her husband does not make it out alive and his body is recovered by rescue workers. there's still hope for the man's wife. the quick thinking construction crew springs into action. the 20-year veteran crane operator jumps into the seat of his machine. this time instead of a slab of concrete, it's joe's colleague jason latched to the end. >> just harness me up and dipped me down in the water xshgs i
grabbed her. >> they took him up to the raft. >> all are pleased, including des moines fire captain steve brown. >> probably could have lost her at any moment, but with them pulling her out, it saved her life. some call the men heroes, but they're reluctant to accept that title. >> what are you going to do if she's like that? no big deal. the whole crew did it. >> i don't feel much like a hero because -- >> it's a tragedy, but it could have been worse. because of the quick work of the rescuers and the last words of her husband, put on your life vest, the woman makes a full recovery.
>> they tower another mile height, and when the snow on the summit melts in the spring, it could run down swiftly, swelling levin worth creek that runs through georgetown. short bridges span the quiet creek, but on june 21st, 1995, this picturesque scene turns into a potential death trap. on one short bridge water pours over it, catching two firefighters who have fallen in. from on top of the bridge colleagues attempt to pull them out. initially the georgetown fire chief is there to protect surrounding homes with sand bags. >> in 1995 it's pretty high snow. the runoff was come down fast. the creek was high xshgs we had a thunderstorm, which increased
the runoff on this particular day. while sand bagging three firefighters and one man held on to a short brick wall, and he is pulled to safety. a second wearing a baseball hat is also rescued by his colleagues. but a third is not so lucky, and no one is able to pull him up out of the powerful current. sdoo his legs catch under the bridge kind of like this, and his upper body is against that bridge, and the water coming against his back is pulling him under the bridge. it's startinged to slip under the bridge. we're trying to pull him straight up, and it wasn't really working. the physics of that. >> they're full of water, and his pants were full of water,
and that was helping to hold him down. >> while the force of the stream is crushing his chest against the bridge, the water's temperature is just above freezing sapping whatever energy todd has left. >> the officer has just completed swift rescue training. >> from my experience and training and swift water rescue, he wasn't going to be able to be pulled up just by his arms. >> the only way to get him was to pull him back upstream away from the bridge to get him out because it was not working trying to pull him straight up.
>> on bunker fence they have suspenders that go up, and i was able to pull down the suspenders and be able to grab as much as i could of the pants and pull. >> with all his might the major yanks the fireman back upstream, but the water logged sman so heavy, he is pulling the officer in too. she grabbed ahold of my leg. that helped me at that time. i will never forget it. i was able to pull up enough to get up on the bridge and to safety. >> chief kelly and his team assess his injuries. they have two very serious
concerns. hypothermia and water in his lungs. the team removes his cold, wet clothes as quickly as possible. todd is winded, but his airways are clear. it was a miracle, but there were no serious injuries that day. >> it was a group effort. we could have been down stream. >> orangetown first responders transform luck from this bad day into k3wr50u6789ed for future swift water rescues. the hope is they'll be able to rely less on luck and moring on preparedness.
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making sure they're happy. a security camera captures a man in a gray tank. he grabs his cell phone from the front seat to answer a call. eventually he retreats from the chilly night back inside his car to talk on his phone. as two more customers pull in, the man on the cell gets out to remove the nozzle. that's fill up goes up in flames. >> it was like it was shooting out of the vehicle. you could see the fireworks on the fourth of july. >> in a truck parked close by off camera, customer mark toy watches in disbelief. >> i called 911 and proceeded watch this car just go up in flames. after that you start to ask yourself what's inside the car? >> as the fire accelerates, another danger grows. buried just a few feet below the car. gas reservoirs hold hundreds of
gallons of fuel. it could blow the gas station and everyone around it sky-high. >> my heart was beating 1,000 miles per hour and pushed out to push the shut of off button that shuts the pumps down for safety, and everything is underground, and you are just like -- >> an interior camera records ashley hitting the button. a few customers retreat inside the store along with the driver who is uninjured. they can't leaf because it's too dangerous. >> we were waiting because we thought the windows would shatter. there was so much heat. by the time a fire truck arrives, the car is fully engulfed. >> you had to look away. you were just fixated on it. when are they going to get this thing out? with firefighters on scene, eyewitness mark toy goes across the street to record the inferno using his cell phone camera.
he captures emergency workers spraying a special foam. the flames draw back belching thick plumes of smoke and steam. they disappear inside the cloud. as scary as that looks, in just two minutes the foam does its job, and the fire is out. they skofr remnants of toddler's clothing. they belong to the car owner's toddler daughter, who was thankfully left home that night. tragedy was also avoided because ashley sthut shut the pumps off in time. >> when i talked to the fire department they said if the button had not been pushed it could have caused an explosion within half a mile of the actual gas station. >> she probably saved a lot of damage, and weather she hit the emergency stop. it stopped the pump and shut
access to the underground tank. she probably saved the building. >> with the fire out and everyone safe, one question remains. what sparked the fire? fuel vapors are heavier than air, and they sink, and on such a cool, breezeles night, the fumes say where they fall and pile up. conditions are perfect for what happens next. >> the oxygen of the car got in and out of his car several times. the car -- the subject had hoody type clothing on, and we believe that it built up a static charge, and when he got back out of his car the last time, and reached for the nozzle to shut it off, the static charge that he built up in his body discharged, and ignited the vapors. >> the lesson to be learned here is next time you're at the pump on a cold, breezeless night, touch something metal before you
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>> 15,000 feet of eastern illinois. a sky diver's parachute snags the tail of a plane leavingle the jumper twist and helpless. his life, along with the lives of 17 others still on board, hangs in the balance. august 2004. hundreds of jumpers from around the world gather in illinois for the four-day world free fall festival. it's the largest sky diving convention in the world at the
time. for sky diver norm it's a chance to join friends and videotape 120-mile-per-hour drops to earth. >> you get the excitement of jumping out of the airplane, and you get the rush of free falling and, you know, give you that impression that you are frying. you get that that's more peaceful, and you can enjoy the scenery. >> when jumping lo loan, you simply step out of the door. but group jumps require coordination grabbing handles, and standing on rails. once everyone is in position, the lead jumper gives the signal to release. at sky diving festivals with so many people jumping from so many planes, there's limited time and space on the ground to repack
all those parachutes for subsequent jumps. so event organizers provide packers. enthusiasts who pack chutes quickly for a small fee. on the third day of the festival norman plans a group jump with three colleagues, including veteran sky diver orlando. >> orlando was actually a tandem master by the time i met him. it's the guy when you go for the first time, they attach to you, and they're the ones that actually take you for a ride. >> orlando's experience should be an asset for the group jump. but when it's time to board the plane, the packers haven't completed orlando's chute. he rushes the packer through the process so he can take off with his buddies. it's a decision he is about to regret.
>> orlando and myself were the only ones wearing a camera. it's guy good thing to have a video so you can tape your friends, and they can tape you, and then you can see what you did wrong and fix any problem that you have. he twists out of control, strike the side of the plane. orlando's own helmet cam the lives of everyone inside the plane are at risk. >> early deployment is very dangerous. a lot of things can happen. by the force orlando is drug out of the plane. he can hit the door.
and the pressure is so great that you can actually feel the plane bouncing up and down like some type of earthquake. the airplane can go into a dead spin, and nobody will be able to get out. there's nothing nobody can do to save you. >> his thoughts and his video remain with his friend who is still dangling from the back of the plane. >> i'm flying down. i can see the plane just getting further and further, and i see orlando just hitting the plane, and the only thing that went through my nye mind was put away. that's the only thing you can
think of. orlando remains conscious, but he and the plane are still in grave danger. orlando's own camera is still recording. >> there was a lot of tension from before. i didn't realize it was open. i just fell, and i tried to hold on with my hands until the pull was so strong that i just couldn't hold on. it wasn't until i looked up and saw the plane that was still there that i realized this isn't normal. this is not good. >> yoerl still clenches the rip cords in his hands, freefalling from 12,000 feet. at 4,500 feet he pulls his
reserve. it works. orlando is now able to drift safely to the ground. keeping his cool under pressure turns a very bad day into a great story. >> orlando considers why his can pea might have opened early. a chute's deployment depends a lot on the cord. it holds the entire chute inside the container. if the closing loop is too loose, wind can get inside and pull the chute open. a pin holds it all in place. >> something that happened while the packer was closing the
container, they the closing loop broke. in the same area she had to place a new closing loop in there. was it new? was it old? was it worn out? was it too loose? too tight? unless we get that little piece of material, tldz no way committee can determine that. >> still, the incident isn't enough to deter orlando from the sport he loves. a little wiser and as passionate as ever. >> i don't think it's as crazy sport. we might be crazy for doing it. but i love it. i mean, it's a thrill, and you get to meet great people. >> coming up -- >> a tow truck driver's day goes from bad to critical. when "caught on camera "very bad day" continues.
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protests after a police officer was found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects. the justice department now says it will review the case of officer michael brelow acquitted by a judge today and our affiliate kshb reports that police in missouri have killed james horn. he was wanted in the mur of his ex-girlfriend who was held captive in a box as well as her son. now back to "caught on camera." in texas a tow truck driver and young father to be fears for his life. wondering if this is the end. january 24th, 2010. 21-year-old edward wiley makes his usual rounds just after midnight at an apartment complex in southeast houston. the company he works for is
contracted to inspect the complex daily and remove any illegally parked vehicles. he has worked at red light wreckers tore two years. he enjoys the job and the steady paycheck, especially with a child on the way. company owner chris hoffmeister said edward is one of the company's best drivers at the time. >> he was a young gentleman, very energetic, very eager. at one point he worked at wal-mart. going from working at wal-mart and making minimum wage to being a tow truck driver which pays fairly well i would say he was very happy where he was at within the company. >> to help keep his drivers safe on the job hoffmeister outfits all his trucks with cameras. they're ready to cam tour any insz dents from four angles. as waeshd passes a fire lane he notices a ford f-250 pickup truck parked illegally.
he checks to see if anyone may be waiting inside to move it. no one is there. what he finds instead is a barking dog outside the pickup that seems to be protecting him. edward takes photos of the pickup to document it. that way he can submit both as evidence to support the $70 fine the driver must eventually pay to retrieve his vehicle. with apec jp truck that big, edward will need more time to remove it than he would towing a smaller car. edwards' tow truck is big enough to handle the f-250, but because the ford is a rear wheel drive, its back wheels are locked in park, so edward can't tow the pickup very far with the back wheels picturesed in place, and with the tow lock four won't make it. first he will have to pull it out by its front wheels to a more open area of the lot and release it. then lift it again by its back
wheels to tow it away from the complex. his first attempt to lift the heavy pickup doesn't work. he realines his rig and tries again. then two men run out of the complex and one throws a beer bottle at edward's tow truck hitting the back window. >> usually in a situation like that with beer bottles being thrown at them, usually the drivers do get out of the vehicle and approach to try to explain to someone what is going on. the law also offers them the opportunity for us to release the vehicle on site with payment for the vehicle being parked illegally. [ bleep ]. >> you throw a [ bleep ] at my truck? >> what are you [ bleep ] doing? >> who threw the bottle? who threw it? what's your name? with the verbal confrontation, the offender loses any chance for edward to cut him some slack.
sfloop get the [ bleep ] out of here -- [ bleep ], [ bleep ], [ bleep ]. >> when the bottle thrower gets inside the ford f-250 and starts it, edward lifts the pickup off the ground. then without warning the man opens his door, aims a gun and fires at edward. >> four shots. all four hitting the tow truck. two of them actually penetrating the cab, back of the cab, and almost hitting edward. he was not shot. thank god. he was very lucky, i would have to say. obviously there was someone looking over him. >> losing no time, the veteran driver is able to release the truck using the remote control with one hand while putting the truck into drive with the other. >> the ability to react with the situation and him having bullets flying at him and the experience
of being in there for so long actually saved his life. not just that. in the back end of his driver's seat there's actually a crossbar that's only, i would say, two inches wide, and the bullet did hit that crossbar and rick say down. that bar was what saved his life. >> also, if edward had been just a few inches taller a second bullet penetrating the passenger seat could have hit his head when he leaned over. unarmed, edward floors it and dials hoffmeister to report the incident. he has another problem. because the wheels of his tow truck were pointing left when he hit the gas, he was forced into a deadend. to exit the complex, he must first circle past the place where the shooter tried to kill him moments earlier. luck lishg the armed man has
already fled the scene in the f-250. edward's luck holds out. ram kas rap tour the incident including the license plate and help police identify the shooter and issue a warrant. unfortunately, the shooter stays one step ahead. police believe the man escapes across the mexican border. survive this brush with death motivates edward to act on his long held desire to become a stabbed-up comic. >> he actually was a pretty funny guy. he cracked jokes left and right, always had something smart to say. >> edward right now last known whereabouts was in california, and he is fulfilling his desire to become an actor/comedian. >> so sometimes a very bad day can give us the push we need to leave a steady gig and embrace a dream.
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in snow-covered southeast new hampshire one man never sees his bad day coming. >> look out. oh, my god. >> until he is trapped you should nearly two tons of suv. on january 11, 2012 a fresh snow blanket comes over new hampshire. it's challenging enough for natives that are used to these conditions, but newcomers often speed on open roads and won't slow down for slick surfaces
according to long-time resident roberta ford. >> traffic has increased a lot since these houses have gone in, but i've found that sometimes even pulling in and out of my driveway, i'll sit there and watch people go by, and they're going 40, 50 miles an hour. >> prepared to document any incident on her property with her digital camera, roberta snaps stills of an suv that slides off the road on to her front lawn. behind the wheel is one of her new young neighbors. the sheriff is already on scene. turns out the truck has had a steel electric junction box installed on roberta's property. the driver and its passengers are not hurt, but the accident dislodges high voltage cables which feed electricity to the entire neighing neighborhood. the cables attached to the jkz box are pulled out of the ground when the suv hits the box. now power is out for more than
three dozen homes. she's ready to record anything else that might happen on her land. within the hour new hampshire co-op workers are on site to assess the damage. before they can make any repairs, a flat bed tow truck must first remove the suv. the conditions are potentially deadly. >> you got wet ground, snow, electricity. not a good recipe. it's a recipe for disaster. the electrical work. they are making sure the power was off so they could restore the power to the houses. >> as the power worker looks down at the cable the tow wink -- so he never sees the suv rolling towards him. >> look out! oh, my god. robert ha is unable it alert the man in time. >> look out. oh, my god. oh, my god. >> he is trapped beneath the suv. >> i couldn't believe i was seeing what i was seeing.
i was in shock. i actually froze. i thought he was dead. i really did. i -- my heart was in my -- i thought he was dead. the worker is pinned against the junction box, but is alive. with the u.s. still attached to the wench, the tow operator slowly pulls the vehicle off the man. the man gets to his feet, but has trouble standing upright. he uses another utility box to brace himself. then he limps away on his own. >> i mean, p he suspect more than an angel because i tell you, anybody else they probably would have been dead. even now to watch it is it still bothers me to watch it. he suffers significant bruising and recovers quickly. curious about how the worker managed to survive roberta takes
a closer look once the area is clear. she surmises the junction bokts still meld held in place by the cables stop the suv. >> that's steel, and i think that's what saved the electrical guy. >> it just proves that on a bad day a little good luck can go a long way. >> from a bad tow in snowy new hampshire to a quick incline in utah, dozens of drivers are caught off guard turning a residential road -- >> it's up hill. >> into a down hill demolition derby. >> look out, lady. >> watch out! >> just 18 miltz north of salt lake city, utah is built into the foot hells of the wasatch mountains. because snow is so common, most
locals know thousand handle driving in it, but on january 21st, 2012 freak rain in bountiful makes route 400 conditions worse than usual according to long-time resident dave kitchen. >> it was just pouring rain. what you would normally see in late spring someplace. then it changed to snow just like it started out with like a layer of slush, and then the temperature dropped fast enough as that slush just turned to ice. as heavy snowfall covers the road, it just happens to be videotaping at the right time. >> my parents were in the caribbean. i had just gotten off the phone with my dad, and he was saying how great the weather was there. i was making a video to show him what he was missing. >> just as he is capturing the freezing weather, a white saturn barrels down the hill twashdz a honda suv stuck in the medal of the road. >> watch out. >> he alerts motorists talking
on the sidewalk. the driver avoids the suv, but ends up spinning around right in front of his camera. no other vehicles are approaching, and the dizzy driver continues on as if nothing has happened. 6. >> when the white car was spinning out, you can see that i'm backing up. i was trying to position myself where i could get out of the way. for bountiful it's unusual that there are no plows in sight. >> it's really uncommon to beat the plow because they are out there swre very quick. a lot of times before the snow even fluz, they're out there putting down salt or things to make sure this doesn't happen. we ended up backing into a car. it was a thump. >> watch out.
>> seconds later the camera captures dave's honda suv spinning into another car and sliding to the curb. >> you got hit by a truck that pounded it pretty hard. everybody was congratulating me on such a great parallel parking job that i had done. the problem is i wasn't in the car. no one was in the car. >> luckily, dave and his wife have gotten out of the car just moments before. with still no plows or police on scene, residents alert drivers at the top of the hill, but the warnings go unheeded. >> people, don't even try. oh, my god. look out, lady. >> watch out! >> the two suvs manage to avoid people in the road. >> watch out, bill. watch out. >> the red one hits dave's honda pilot. the third time it's been hit by a vehicle. and the larger white suv smacks
into the first plow on scene. all inside survive, but there are still more out of control vehicles right behind them. >> watch out, guys. watch out. >> get out of the road. get >> a driver just misses people running away on the sidewalk and lands in betty ian's front yard. >> i saw a woman barrel through the hedges. and i was afraid that she may have been seriously hurt and when she stepped out of the car it was the biggest relief that she was okay. >> watch out, guys! here comes another one. >> but the icy hill will still claim one more vehicle. a full sized car slides sideways out of control. it crunches the pickup with full force. fortunately there's no passenger in the car and it doesn't stop until it hits a tree, next to the first car that slid into the yard.
all told, more than two dozen cars slid past the camera, ten of them suffering damage. no one is seriously injured. when an officer arrives on scene to sort out this bad day in bountiful, he discovers that eight of the ten drivers involved in accidents came from a nearby town to attend a church function up the hill and were unfamiliar with the road. with a higher power likely still fresh in their minds, the fury of old man winter brings them quickly back to earth. >> people have asked don't you know how to drive in utah? don't you have chains and snow tires? but i can guarantee anybody who started up on the hill once you're committed, there was no way to stop. >> it just proves that even the most experienced winter drivers can get caught with their bad day showing. coming up, a small pup in
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just outside phoenix, arizona, a car flips on a busy freeway. the stunned female driver survives the crash, but another survivor escapes and is on the loose, endangering its own life along with scores of drivers. more than 1.4 million people call phoenix home. the sixth most populous cities in america, it's among the fastest growing in the country. as the population grows, so does the traffic. on any given day, the 101 loop that surrounds phoenix carries up to 120,000 vehicles driving 65 miles an hour or faster.
and it's the arizona department of public safety's job to make sure commuters avoid its daily hazards. according to officer jeremy perry. >> as i patrol motor officer, most of my calls are what i deal with on a daily basis is traffic relation, whether it's traffic stops, collisions, motorists helping individuals that are broken down on the freeway. >> november 16, 2011. during rush hour on the 101 loop a car is clipped by another vehicle, hits the wall and flips. the driver is okay. but her two small dogs in the car get spooked and bolt in opposite directions. one of them, a shih tzu caught muffin, is caught on camera. running among three lanes of speeding traffic, every stride she takes could be her last. officer perry is among the first to arrive at the accident. >> the sergeant that was on scene told me to get the dog so
when i looked back he said no, not that dog and he pointed north of our location. he said go get the other dog. and i looked ahead of me and saw traffic stopping in the roadway to get that dog. >> the dog runs on to a road parallel to the freeway. a driver does her best to corral it, but the frightened three month old pup runs right by. as officer perry catches up, the dog it scared back toward the freeway. at only nine inches high she's well below the sight line of speeding motorists. the cop risks putting himself in front of speeding traffic to protect her. >> the only thing that was going through my head, i was afrar this dog was going to run out in traffic, and probably worst case scenario, i get hit by a car. i put out to dispatch i need a traffic break. >> a traffic break is what police do to slow on stop traffic. officer bennett rushes to assist. >> i was trying to get slow traffic first to make it a little safer for us, so traffic
is not zooming by us at 80 miles per hour. once i got it stopped and officer perry tried to grab it and the dog took off. it's hard to catch an animal. especially when they're scared running on the highway. they'll do anything to get away from anybody that's coming after them. so sometimes it does take quite a bit to catch a dog. >> i could stay behind the dog and push the dog. officer bennett could go ahead far enough to where we had the dog somewhat pinned in. >> but the nine-inch high dog proves too quick for the 6'8" officer bennett who is giving chase in stiff motorcycle boots. terrified, the dog is desperate to get away, but, finally this four-legged escapee realizes there's no where left to turn. she can't outrun the long arm of officer bennett. still, she's not going down without a fight. cornered after running more than a mile, the dog bites officer bennett's hand with what little energy she's got left. >> it was so tired that there was nothing behind the bite and i had my gloves on.
>> bennett is not sure if the dog has any injuries, so he lifts the pup carefully doing his best to calm it. a full veterinary exam later reveals that the dog is fine. the other dog, a chihauhau mix, is also retrieved safe and sound. it's not the first time officer bennett has done this, nor will it be the last. >> i've chased dogs before on the highway. every highway patrolman has. in fact, it happened to me today on my way to work. >> but this "caught on camera" rescue will always stand out because of the owner, lindsay's, grateful response. >> just getting them back in my arms was all that mattered. they saved my children, you know? it's the greatest thing. >> it felt pretty good because people love animals and it was nice to save them. >> sometimes with just a little extra effort, even a very bad day can have a happy ending
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