A man was driving down the highway when a surfboard came flying at his car.
All Jerrin Ching suffered were some scratches on his arms and a few on his face after a surfboard flew through his windshield as he drove the H-1 freeway in Hawaii.
"I'm just thankful to be here," Ching said. "After it hit I was like, what just happened? "
The accident happened on the H-1 freeway eastbound, just past the Punahou overpass around 10:45 Sunday morning.
Jerrin, who lives in Moanalua, was on his way to pick up his friend at University of Hawaii.
Ching describes the incident, "...and I was in the far left lane and there was a bus in the middle lane and all of a sudden I see this red thing come out of nowhere and turns out it was a surfboard and it just crashed through my windshield. It shattered right through."
The board came to rest just inches from Ching's head. "Maybe about this much, like a few inches away. Yeah someone was watching over me, ha," he said.
Witnesses told police they saw the surfboard fall off the overpass. Then it bounced off the school bus and into Ching's car.
And even though Jerrin was driving the 2011 Honda, it doesn't actually belong to him.
"Yeah this was my girlfriend's car, who was on Maui at the time. She was worried about me more than the car I guess, but her car's going to be fixed so that's the main thing," he said.
And what's still a mystery is who the surfboard belongs to.
His message to the owner: "Can you please claim your board and, I don't know, pay for the windshield or something because you almost killed me, yeah. "
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