Rapper and actor Romeo Miller is lucky to be alive after a horrific car crash in Los Angeles on Friday (30Aug13).

The young star has posted video footage of the wreckage of the car he was a passenger in on his Instagram.com page and reveals the vehicle collided with another motor at 70 miles per hour (112.65 kilometres per hour).

He tells Tmz.com, "I could have been gone. I got into a collision, 70 miles per hour, on my side of the car."

Miller was briefly hospitalised after the accident.