Dashcam video captures horror truck crash on rural highway


Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment a truck crashed and rolled off a rural highway.

SES volunteer Ashley Casey was driving along the Great Eastern Highway in Northam, about 97 kilometres northeast of Perth, when his dashcam captured the shocking moment a truck heading in the other direction took a bend and tipped over.

The video then shows Mr Casey turning his car around and driving back to the scene of the crash, as other motorists stop to help.

“Procedure mode kicked in from my SES training,” Mr Casey told The West Australian.

Dashcam video shows the moment a truck crashes and flips on a rural highway. Source: Facebook/Autopro Northam

Incredibly, the truck driver managed to walk free from the crash, telling Mr Casey he was “all right”.

He was checked by a medic who had also stopped at the scene to help.

On Monday the footage was shared to Mr Casey’s workplace Facebook page, an Autopro shop in Northam.

“Another reminder to load your vehicle well and be extra safe on our roads,” the post read.

“Too many tragedies on our Wheatbelt roads.”

The driver turned around and headed back to the scene of the crash. Source: Facebook/Autopro Northam

Mr Casey’s Autopro colleague Camille Mansell told The West Australian the stretch of highway where the truck rolled was an accident “black spot”.

“You speak to everyone and they’ve all seen something at least once,” she said.