Deadly hitchhiker on the loose: Snake lunges at motorcyclist in middle of Thailand road

The rider who was travelling was caught off guard by the vicious snake which appeared out of nowhere.

Published: 20th April 2017 05:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2017 05:51 PM   |  A+A-

Screengrab from YouTube video

By Online Desk

Driving on the road one might have met various hitchhikers, but a motorcyclist in Thailand's Lampang was in for a rude shock when a snake launched an attack on him in the middle of the road surrounded by jungle on both sides. The rider who was travelling was caught off guard by the vicious snake which appeared out of nowhere and tried to pounce on the rider.

The rider immediately noticed the snake and flung his legs up into the air. Much to the disappointment of the snake, it missed its target narrowly. After the horrific experience, the motorcyclist casually continued with his ride without much fuss. The entire act was caught on camera by another traveller in a car behind the motorcyclist. The car also happened to run over the snake failed after it flopped back onto the road.

The video was shared on Youtube went viral with over 500,000 views within two days. With viewers going crazy over the video one of them even commented: "Snakes can jump!?". While many were shocked seeing the video some saw the lighter side of it, with one viewer asking the snake to take up anger management class. He said, "WOW. That snake really need to take an anger management class”.


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