Motorcyclist in the Philippines somehow drops gas canister but swiftly shuts it off before explosion
The moment was captured when a motorcyclist carrying numerous gas canisters loses one and it begins heavily leaking on the side of the road before swiftly shutting it off and avoiding an explosion.
The man was riding a motorbike and sidecar with two of the huge metal tanks loaded onboard without being tied down.
When the vehicle hit a bump, one of the tanks came loose and fell into the road before exploding.
The man, who has not been identified, quickly leapt off his ride and covered the exploding tank with his hand.
The dangerous scene was captured in Quezon City, in the Metro Manila captial region of the Philippines, on July 7 at 1.45pm in the afternoon.