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Motorcycle Rider's GoPro Captures Horrifying Crash Into A Fire Truck (Video)

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A motorcyclist captured his own horrifying crash via a GoPro he attached to his helmet.

Jesse Lopez, 24, was riding his motorcycle on Glendora Ridge Road in the Angeles National Forest on April 1, ABC reports. He affixed a GoPro to his helmet, and it captured him driving along the winding road. At the 2:42-minute mark of the video, however, Lopez rounds a curve only to crash head-on into a fire truck. The camera ends up on the side of the road, showing only the sun in the blue sky, until one of Lopez's friends retrieves it at his request at the 11:05-minute mark.

He was airlifted to a hospital after the crash. Lopez broke his left leg in two places and injured his arm, but survived. Lopez says he can't remember what exactly happened right before or after the crash, and that watching the incident via the GoPro footage shocked him.

His advice to other riders is, "Be aware. Be more cautious when riding. Don't do what I did."

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Here's the video of the crash:

Here's a video of a more successful ride Lopez took prior to the crash: