Frightening moment, a young boy sprints away from his distracted mother on a busy road and slips in front of an approaching car
- Dashcam recordings made in a collision between child and car at Parramatta
- The boy waited with his mother for a shelter along a busy road
- A car stopped to let the trio cross before the enthusiastic boy walked ahead of his mother
- He ran for the oncoming car and the driver immediately braked the vehicle
A boy approached death a few centimeters after he ran over a busy road and slipped in front of an approaching car.
The child only just managed to avoid the collision on Harris Street in Parramatta, in the west of Sydney, on Tuesday night.
Disturbing dashcam images of an approaching car captured the horrible moment that he had lost his life.
A boy approached death a few centimeters after he ran over a busy road and slipped in front of an approaching car
The trio are waiting in the middle of the road for a break in the passing cars & # 39; s.
A driver stops his vehicle to make the group run and the enthusiastic boy rushes forward.
The boy starts across the road and in front of an oncoming car in the other lane.
The fast-thinking driver slams on their brakes as the child slides on the road an inch from the collision.
The images end with the mother grabbing her boy and running towards her to hug her husband on the other side of the road.
The surprising video has been uploaded to Facebook and has raked more than 54,000 views.
Shocked drivers have come to the post to praise the driver's quick response.
& # 39; Amazing driver reflexes, well done & # 39 ;, a person said.
Another social media user commented: & That is why I let my son hold my hand over the road. That way he learned not to cross them and stop and look. & # 39;
The fast-thinking driver slams on their brakes as the child slips on the road an inch from the collision
Shocked drivers have come to the post to praise the driver's quick response
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