Every day tens of thousands of cameras in cars are monitoring what goes on across the roads of Australia. And you won’t believe what they’re recording. In this gripping series, you see in real time the shocking accidents, road rage incidents and dangerous driving that happens around the country, all captured on dashcams. This footage reveals terrifying road mishaps in frame-by-frame detail. We meet the survivors, witnesses and rescuers who came within a heartbeat of life and death.
We all commute on Australian roads every day. This is what happens when things go wrong.
This week captured on Dashcam, a Townsville driver runs a red light and lands on its roof, leaving a young girl hanging upside down. A driver of a 30-tonne truck has no time to break on Melbourne’s Westgate Bridge when a ute spins out right in front of him. And an off-duty volunteer firefighter gets the shock of his life when a Mercedes loses control and hits him head on.
This week captured on Dashcam, a Queensland flower grower is hit by an out of control truck followed by a four-wheel drive in torrential rain. A pizza delivery driver doesn’t make it to his customers when he’s caught in a truck’s blind spot. And a patient transport van is flipped onto its side and sent careering down a highway.
This week captured on Dashcam, a young surfer narrowly misses being crushed by an out of control car, a young woman goes to the rescue when a motorcyclist is caught up in an ugly road rage incident and a L plater flips her car on a busy freeway.
This week captured on Dashcam, a motorcyclist is rammed from behind in a 3 car pile-up, a paramedic is first on scene after a car rolls 5 times at high speed right in front of him and a car enthusiast has a head on with a truck.
This week on Dashcam, a terrible crash captured on helmet cam, leaves a young motorcyclist fighting for her life, a near miss with a driver who fell asleep at the wheel and a road rage attack by a skateboarder leaves bystanders shocked.
This week captured on Dashcam, a frightening encounter with a man in the middle of a lonely road, a P plater makes a split second bad decision at an intersection and an illegal U turn causes chaos.