Thursday 25 May 2017

Watch: Close call caught on camera as young child makes dart across the road

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This unnerving dashcam footage shows why young children should always be taken out of a car on the footpath side.

The video, filmed in Australia, shows a young boy attempting to dart across the road close to the path of an oncoming car.

Thankfully, the fast-acting driver swerved in time.

The incident happened so fast, the video uploader slowed it down so viewers can see exactly what happened.

The clip was originally uploaded to the Facebook page, Dash Cam Owners Australia and has been viewed more than 108,000 times since it went live yesterday.

Thanks to dashcam owner Ishaan Bhatia for sharing the video with us.

If you have a video that you would like to share with Independent.ie, send it to video@independent.ie.

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