The video shows the auxiliary worker almost dies while half the wires tear off the electrical wires from the combustion pole

Dramatic video shows scary moment utility worker almost dies as semi-trailer tears electric wires from burning power pole

  • Near-tragedy occurred on Friday morning early along the I-90 in Cleveland, Ohio
  • The assistant worker was on an air working platform trying to repair electrical wires
  • The wires were attached to a pole that caught fire on Friday before 3.30 am
  • Video shows the worker jumping out of the way when the truck drove past and broke wires

Ariel Zilber for Dailymail.com

Dramatic video shows that a utility worker almost dies when a truck with trailer pulls the electric wire from a burning utility stick on an interstate in Ohio.

The incident took place along I-90 between Eddy Road and East 156th Street in Cleveland, beginning Friday morning.

A high-voltage pylon that was set on fire just before 03.30 am in the vicinity of East 152nd Street, according to WJW-TV.

A powerful pole caught just before 03.30 am near 152nd Street in Cleveland, early on Friday morning

A powerful pole caught just before 03.30 am near 152nd Street in Cleveland, early on Friday morning

This prompted authorities to close off part of the I-90 highway. An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires

This prompted authorities to close off part of the I-90 highway. An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires

This prompted authorities to close off part of the I-90 highway. An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires

An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires. At about 5.15 am, when the worker approached the wires, half a meter passed and the wires snapped

An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires. At about 5.15 am, when the worker approached the wires, half a meter passed and the wires snapped

An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires. At about 5.15 am, when the worker approached the wires, half a meter passed and the wires snapped

The employee is quickly seen out of the way and dived into the platform. There were no injuries

The employee is quickly seen out of the way and dived into the platform. There were no injuries

The employee is quickly seen out of the way and dived into the platform. There were no injuries

This prompted authorities to close off part of the I-90 highway.

An auxiliary personnel was sent on a platform, also known as a work platform, to work on the wires.

At about 5.15 am, when the worker approached the wires, half a meter passed and the wires snapped.

The employee is quickly seen out of the way and dived into the platform.

There were no injuries.

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