Close Call as Landslide Hits Vantage Point Person Was Standing at Seconds Earlier

A person walking on a rainy day in Cetara, Italy, had a miraculous escape on December 21, after a landslide suddenly hit the vantage point they had been standing at.

CCTV footage released by local authorities on January 14 showed the individual standing in a spot that was seconds later covered by mud and rock as the landslide hit. Authorities said that the individual survived.

Local media reported that a whole terrace of rock had collapsed onto the road, blocking vehicles and rescue workers.

The mayor of nearby Vietri sul Mare had ordered school buildings in her locale to accommodate the citizens of Cetaro who were affected by the landslide. Credit: Protezione Civile Regione Campania via Storyful