Former super model Rachel Hunter jumped into action moments ago in L.A. -- phoning emergency personnel after a high-speed collision occurred just a few yards away from her ... and it was all caught on tape!!!
The footage is intense -- several photogs crowd around Rachel asking her typical questions ... then out of nowhere ... BAM!!! ... a small white Mazda t-bones a Suburban, sending it spinning out of control.
It's hard to see from the tape -- but the Suburban makes a blind U-turn while Rachel is crossing the street and the Mazda doesn't see it. The rest is metal-twisting glass-smashing history.
Here's the awesome part -- soon as the accident happens, Rachel whips out her phone and calls the cops ... and before long, the po's show up.
Hollywood -- where ACTION HEROES ARE REAL.
Calls 911 After NASTY Car Wreck
... All Caught on Tape!!!
3/1/2012 4:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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