Chain collision at traffic lights leads to discussion about changing lanes at an intersection and which of the three drivers was to blame
- A ‘reckless’ ute driver got a reaction online for ‘tailgating’ a white Toyota
- Toyota Camry pulled up to let a truck cross the lane when an ute hit a sedan
- The force of a collision flipped open the sedan’s tailgate as the driver threw his fists
A driver has taken responses online after being thrown into a vehicle that stopped to allow a truck to change lanes at a busy intersection.
The shocking dashcam footage was captured as a truck pulled into the far left lane at an intersection during midday rush hour on Wednesday, May 26.
A white Toyota Camry was pulling into the lane to merge the truck with designation when an ute suddenly hit the rear of the vehicle.
A driver has been criticized after being thrown into a vehicle that stopped in front of a truck to change lanes at a busy intersection
The force of the impact pushed the sedan forward, smashed the car’s rear lights and opened the tailgate.
The driver of the ute threw his fists in the air angrily as the surrounding traffic slowly began to leave the scene.
But the dramatic images posted on Facebook have infuriated Australian drivers over the angry driver’s ‘reckless choices’.
The truck driver changed lanes on Wednesday during rush hour at a busy intersection
A white Toyota sedan pulled up to let the truck through before an ute rammed into the back
‘Ute driver with total error. He was driving too close, ”said one driver.
“The driver is to blame for his accident. Follow too closely or be inattentive, ”agreed another.
“Old mate is not aware of his surroundings and does not keep a safe distance,” wrote another.
Other viewers disagreed, claiming the truck had made an illegal maneuver.
‘Isn’t it illegal for the truck to do that with a moving light? It seems wrong for him to block moving traffic and just piss around the corner, ‘one person asked.
“You can’t change lanes at an intersection and he crossed a plain white, but then again, the driver should have paid more attention,” countered another.
It is illegal in most states to change lanes at an intersection.
The force of the collision opened the trunk of the white sedan and destroyed the rear lights