Shocking Dash Cam Footage Shows Lorry Smash On Motorway

Incredible dash-cam footage shows the terrifying moment a lorry driver pulls out into the middle lane of a motorway and crashes into another car.

The shocking clip shows Zbigniew Kaczorowski driving on the inside lane of the M1 before he makes an indication to move over.

But as the 55-year-old, from Poland, pulls out into the middle lane, he smashes into the back-left hand corner of a white VW Sirocco, which is already travelling in the middle lane.

The car spins round in front of Kaczorowski's HGV before being crushed between it and the grassy verge to the side of the road.

Debris can then be seen flying from the crash and scattering across all three lanes of the motorway.

As the ruined VW comes to a halt on the inside lane, another lorry then comes up behind Kaczorowski's HGV and though it collides with the obliterated car, the driver is able to brake in time to prevent any further serious damage.

Miraculously the two people in the wrecked vehicle reportedly sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The HGV indicated before crashing into another vehicle in the middle lane. Credit: SWNS
The HGV indicated before crashing into another vehicle in the middle lane. Credit: SWNS

The driver of second HGV was fortunately uninjured.

Following the awful collision on 7 March, two junctions of the M1 were forced to close for three hours.

Zbigniew Kaczorowski pleaded guilty at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court to careless driving on 11 March and was disqualified from driving for the next 12 months.

He was also ordered to pay £207 in fines and costs.

The hair raising video was posted on social media by Thames Valley Police, to warn other drivers about the importance of being vigilant while on motorways.

A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police police said: "This dashcam footage will shock you.

"On 07/03, Zbigniew Kaczorowski, 55, from Poland pleaded guilty at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court to careless driving after he crashed into a VW Sirocco on the M1.

The shocking footage was shared on social media by Thames Valley Police. Credit: SWNS
The shocking footage was shared on social media by Thames Valley Police. Credit: SWNS

"Thankfully, the driver and passenger of the VW didn't suffer life-threatening injuries.

"Please be careful of your blind spots."

This isn't the first time a motorist has had a close shave on the country's motorways. Last month a young driver says he was nearly killed after his sports car burst into flames just an hour after picking it up from the garage following a full service.

Businessman Lak Sira was driving his prized £125,000 Lamborghini Gallardo along the M6 with his girlfriend when it caught fire.

The 22-year-old had just spent £10,000 on a full service on his treasured possession and was heading down to London for a night out when they began to smell petrol - which they were assured by staff at the garage, was normal.

However, minutes later the couple were forced to jump out of the gold sports car after hearing a loud bang and spotted flames coming from the back - they had no choice but to watch on as the blaze engulfed the flash motor.

Featured Image Credit: SWNS

Dominic Smithers

After graduating from Leeds University with a degree in French and History, Dom went onto gain an NCTJ journalism qualification. Since then he has worked as a reporter at the Manchester Evening News and the Macclesfield Express, covering breaking news, court, sports, and politics.

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