Shocking moment caravan breaks free from car’s towbar and hurtles into oncoming traffic
Shocking moment caravan breaks free from car’s towbar and hurtles into the path of oncoming traffic
- Daniel Zavodny was driving HGV in Lincolnshire when he spotted the near miss
- Dashcam footage caught the moment a white caravan broke free from a Ford van
- Runaway raced into the path of a white car – which swerved to avoid a collision
This is the heart-stopping moment a runaway caravan almost hits a passing car after breaking free from a van’s towbar.
Daniel Zavodny was driving a HGV through Kirton, Lincolnshire, when he spotted the terrifying near miss in late August.
Dashcam footage from the lorry shows the blue Ford van travel around a corner on a quiet rural road with a caravan in tow.
A runaway caravan (pictured) hurtled into oncoming traffic on a quiet rural road in Lincolnshire after breaking free of a towbar
All seems well as it continues along the road – but seconds later the caravan breaks free from its towbar.
The runaway hurtles into the path of oncoming traffic just as a white four-door car approaches.
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Luckily, the driver quickly breaks and swerves the caravan – barely avoiding a crash.
The white motor-home then comes to a stop on a grass verge at the side of the road as smoke floods the road.
Daniel Zavodny was driving a HGV through Kirton, Lincolnshire, when he spotted the near miss
Dashcam footage from the lorry shows the blue Ford van travel around a corner on a quiet rural road
The driver of the white car flashes their hazard lights in the middle of the lane – but Mr Zavodny confirmed no one was hurt.
He said: ‘I stopped and ask all the other drivers if they were injured. Luckily no one was.
‘Everybody was fine so I left the scene without calling the police. The caravan had around £1,000 worth of damage.’
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