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This is the moment a lorry driver manages to leave a family-of-four in a white car unscathed as he weaves around them at the last minute when they stopped in the middle of a busy road.
The incident was filmed by CCTV cameras on the intersection of Guangyuan Street and Hongsheng East Road in the county of Helan located in the northern Chinese autonomous region of Ningxia Hui, and was widely shared on social media.
In the footage, a white car, reportedly carrying a family-of-four, turns left but suddenly stops in the middle of the road as the driver sees a lorry hurtling towards them.
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The quick-thinking lorry driver takes evasive action and immediately swerves left, weaving between the white car and an onrushing tanker.
The lorry scrapes against the side of the car and then swerves to the right to avoid the oncoming traffic on the other side of the road.
A camera on the other side of the road shows the near-miss and impressive reactions of the lorry driver from a different angle.
According to local media, the white car only sustained scratches to its right wing and all four family members were unhurt.
Meanwhile, the local authorities have confirmed that they have investigated the incident and reportedly consider the driver of the white car responsible.
The motorist also has to pay 6,000 RMB (689 GBP) for damage to both vehicles, according to local media.
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