A man has narrowly escaped death twice in almost as many seconds after a out-of-control car came hurtling towards him.

The crazed car came within inches of hitting the man when it sped down the road and brought a lamp post crashing to the ground.

Extraordinary CCTV footage captures the moment, which occurred in Huludao City in northeastern Liaoning Province, China.

It shows the man standing on the curb, talking on his phone when the car comes careering down the road, the MailOnline reported.

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It narrowly misses a turning taxi before smashing into a stationary car parked next to the man.

CCTV surveillance footage shows the moment a speeding car went careering off the road. Photo / AP / Newsflare
CCTV surveillance footage shows the moment a speeding car went careering off the road. Photo / AP / Newsflare

The impact of the collision then brings a lamp post hurtling to the ground, falling just inches from the man, who had jumped back in shock.

The pedestrian miraculously escaped the incident unharmed, though the driver suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.