The heart-stopping moment a truck crushes a utility after the driver suddenly pulls out on the wrong side of the road to do a U-turn
- Dashcam footage shows a ute doing a U-turn into the path of the truck
- The truck clips the uts after swerving up an embankment in Oakdale
- Commenters have commended the driver for his quick reflexes
- Many have claimed the ute driver narrowly escaped death
Nail-biting footage has captured the moment a truck collides with a ute after the driver suddenly pulls out on the wrong side of the road to do a U-turn.
The video taken on Burragorang Road in Oakdale, in Sydney's south-west, shows a ute turning into the path of the truck who clips the vehicle after swerving onto an embankment to avoid a worse crash.
The driver of the ute was knocked unconscious but miraculously escaped without serious injury.
Nail-biting footage captured the moment a truck and ute have a high-speed side on collision
The video, uploaded to the Dash Cam Australia page by the driver's mother, has drawn more than 80,000 views and hundreds of comments.
'It could have been much worse if not for my son's quick thinking…If he'd gone straight into the side of the car, then I dare say the passenger would not be alive today.'
Commenters have applauded the driver for his quick reflexes and hailed him a hero for saving the other motorist's life.
'That driver saved a life and he also gets to go home to his family knowing he hasn't killed anyone,' one person wrote.
The ute did a U-Turn into the path of the truck, who clips the vehicle after swerving up an embankment
Commenters have commended the driver for his quick reflexes and hailed him a hero for saving the other motorist's life
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