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WATCH: Terrifying moment lorry steers onto wrong lane as driver fell asleep

Merseyside Police have released dashcam footage showing the moment a driver fell asleep at the wheel of his HGV lorry and crashed onto the wrong lane into oncoming traffic.

Lorry driver Michael Hughes, confessed to falling asleep and pleaded guilty to dangerous driving.

The terrifying footage shows the lorry heading in the wrong direction for a mile as oncoming traffic swerved out of the way.

The 63 year-old will serve nine months in jail for the incident which occurred on 7th September 2016.

Credit: Merseyside Police

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