Driver breaks back in 7 places after 'terrifying' collision with truck

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Dashcam footage has captured the terrifying moment a truck collided with a 4WD leaving the driver with their neck and back broken in seven places.

Footage of the horrific collision was posted to the popular Facebook page Dash Cam Owners Australia on Wednesday, capturing the heart-stopping moment the truck collided with the oncoming car.

The accident took place on Chambers Flat Road in Chambers Flat, a town about an hour south of Brisbane in August, 2021.

The truck's trailer swung out and hit the 4WD, injuring the driver.
The truck's trailer swung out and hit the 4WD, injuring the driver. Source: Facebook/ Dash Cam Owners Australia

In the 45-second dashcam clip, the car is seen travelling along the country road while the truck approaches in the opposite direction. As the truck turns around the tight corner its trailer swings out colliding with the 4WD.

According to the post, the motorist was injured in the horrific crash, breaking his back and neck in seven places.

"Front seat snapped all bolts and landed on top of baby seat in rear," the Facebook post read.

"Luckily no child in car that day. Driver is recovering well and back on the road now."

The truck driver was seen pulling over towards the end of the clip.

Social media users were shocked at truck's speed

Shocked Facebook users commented on the crash, many questioning the speed of the truck.

"Terrible, way too fast on that corner," one shocked user wrote.

"OMG this is my greatest fear when passing a truck," commented another.

"How horrific having that flying towards you and not a single thing you could do," agreed another.

"I hope the car driver is ok and recovered."

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