VIDEO: Dashcam footage captures VERY near miss on A605 blackspot

Dashcam footage has captured the moment a drivers had a very near miss on the A605 near Peterborough, a stretch of road where there has already been several deaths this year.

Friday, 22nd September 2017, 11:29 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 12:02 pm
The near miss captured by Mark Perkins

The footage, captured by Mark Perkins, shows a Nissan Qashquai trying to overtake a lorry, with almost disastrous consequences!

As the driver tries to overtake a car coming the other way is forced to take avoiding action, mounting the gras verge in order to narrowly miss the Nissan.

The A605 has already seen a number of serious crashes this year, Justinas Vosylius and Algirdas Pelegrimas, both aged 20, dying in a head on crash in May. Josephine Booth, 82, of Church Street, Nassington also died on the same stretch that month.

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The near miss captured by Mark Perkins

Paul Cooper, 51, of Spencer Road, Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, also lost his life on the road in June in a collision and most recently, PC Max Walsh, who was based at Thorpe Wood Police Station, was killed in a crash in August.

The near miss captured by Mark Perkins