|A coupel stills from a Virginia man's epic slip and slide|
The security camera footage shows a guy setting off to go to work in the morning. Looks like he's headed toward his vehicle to start the daily commute.
But it's been chilly, and there's been a bit of freezing rain. Enough, apparently, to make the start of his day unhappy.
The man's wife, Kelly Bonser Besecker, spotted the video on their home security camera system in Virginia, and just had to post it on Facebook. The rest, as they say, is viral video history.
As of last Friday, the Facebook video had been viewed 52 million times with 1.2 million shares.
Besecker reports her husband, Tim Besecker, is uninjured, at least physically. He told the Washington Post that this is not his first spill, but it was, apparently, his most dramatic.
He also told the Washington Post that, with another spell of cold, possibly icy weather in the forecast, he's going to be more generous when he spreads the rock salt. Here's the video: