Unbelievable video shows camel trapped inside car after collision

It wasn't a mirage.

A camel was trapped inside of a car last month after the speeding vehicle collided with it Rajasthan, India.

This is the bizarre moment a camel tried to free itself from a car after it smashes through the windshield after a head on collision. See SWNS story SWCAMEL; Passers-by battled for nearly four hours to rescue the camel. The incident occurred near Bikaner in Rajasthan, India, on July 9. Eyewitnesses said a speeding car collided with the camel, which suddenly stepped into the highway. The camel flew into the car shattering the windshield under the impact of the collision. Rajat Singh, 23, a resident of Bikaner, said: “The camel was horribly entangled. Its head popped out of the sun roof of the car.” Passers-by rushed to help and shifted the injured driver to a nearby hospital. They then cut open the roof of the car and a door to free the badly injured camel, which was also shifted to a veterinary hospital for treatment.

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Newly uncovered footage from the accident scene shows the terrified animal desperately writhing around, trying to free itself.

The Sun reports that the camel walked onto a highway just as the Toyota Corolla was approaching.

This is the bizarre moment a camel tried to free itself from a car after it smashes through the windshield after a head on collision. See SWNS story SWCAMEL; Passers-by battled for nearly four hours to rescue the camel. The incident occurred near Bikaner in Rajasthan, India, on July 9. Eyewitnesses said a speeding car collided with the camel, which suddenly stepped into the highway. The camel flew into the car shattering the windshield under the impact of the collision. Rajat Singh, 23, a resident of Bikaner, said: “The camel was horribly entangled. Its head popped out of the sun roof of the car.” Passers-by rushed to help and shifted the injured driver to a nearby hospital. They then cut open the roof of the car and a door to free the badly injured camel, which was also shifted to a veterinary hospital for treatment.

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The collision flung the camel into the car, smashing the windshield and trapping the confused animal inside.

Miraculously, the driver of the car was unharmed, but still taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

This is the bizarre moment a camel tried to free itself from a car after it smashes through the windshield after a head on collision. See SWNS story SWCAMEL; Passers-by battled for nearly four hours to rescue the camel. The incident occurred near Bikaner in Rajasthan, India, on July 9. Eyewitnesses said a speeding car collided with the camel, which suddenly stepped into the highway. The camel flew into the car shattering the windshield under the impact of the collision. Rajat Singh, 23, a resident of Bikaner, said: “The camel was horribly entangled. Its head popped out of the sun roof of the car.” Passers-by rushed to help and shifted the injured driver to a nearby hospital. They then cut open the roof of the car and a door to free the badly injured camel, which was also shifted to a veterinary hospital for treatment.

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Concerned pedestrians, meanwhile, spent the next four hours trying to free the camel, whose legs were coiled in the front seat of the car.

The camel was eventually freed and was treated by vets.

Rajasthan is home to 80 percent of India’s camels, but the population has been declining in recent years.

Caroline Judelson is a writer for Fox News Lifestyle.