Dashcam Video Shows Trucker Try to Avoid Tree in Terrifying Near Miss

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WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

AUSTRALIA – Okay, this’ll stop your heart for a few seconds because you see it coming and there’s nothing you can do to stop it.

A trucker had a near-miss trying to avoid a tree trunk lying across the road in Victoria, Australia — and the terrifying ordeal was caught on another truck’s dashcam.

The video, uploaded to Dashcam Owners Australia‘s YouTube channel Tuesday, starts with a man asking a woman who had parked on the side if she is okay. While the two talk, however, they hear the sound of a large vehicle as a tractor trailer hurtles around the corner.

The driver sees the tree and tries to brake, but it’s too late. What happens next could easily have resulted in tragedy, but, incredibly, no one was hurt, according to the Herald Sun.