Watch frightening moment open top bus parade goes wrong as players are almost driven into bridge

CELEBRATIONS during an open top bus parade went south very quickly as players were almost driven into a bridge.

The terrifying incident occurred during trophy celebrations for Belgrano in Argentina as players who were on the top floor of the bus were almost squashed as they drove under a bridge.

Belgrano players celebrated their title victory and promotion back into Argetina's top tier

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Belgrano players celebrated their title victory and promotion back into Argetina’s top tierCredit: Twitter
The open top bus parade then went under a low bridge

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The open top bus parade then went under a low bridgeCredit: Twitter
The bus was just about low enough to avoid players crashing into the underside of the bridge

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The bus was just about low enough to avoid players crashing into the underside of the bridgeCredit: Twitter

Fortunately, the players managed to duck down enough to avoid being hit by the low bridge, and while it was a tight squeeze the bus managed to fit through too.

Fans were left shocked by the video.

One user on social media said: “Whoever plotted that route needs to be fired.”

A second user echoed this criticism, saying: “Holy s*** that driver needs to be fired.”

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Another added: “That was crazy close. No one injured I hope.”

Argentina second division side Belgrano were celebrating after winning the league title.

They had just earning promotion from the Primera Nacional into the Primera División following a 3-2 win over Brown de Adrogué.

The Cordoba based side celebrated for over four hours following their achievement.

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But bar a couple of inches they could have been cut fatally short after a major error from route planners.

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