Ever had a close brush with death? Many people did, and lived to tell the tale. These nerve-wrecking, heart-pounding GIFs show extremely lucky people escaping death or serious injury by mere inches. From near accidents on the road to close encounters with deadly animals, these 56 GIFs will leave you with sweaty palms and silent relief that you are viewing them from the comfort of your computer or mobile device.
If you have a heart condition, it is best to avoid these insane GIFs. Otherwise, sit tight.