Terrifying moment when the van slides across the road and tips over onto the roof after the driver loses control while overtaking
- Motorists crashed in Salisbury in the median of Churchill Way South
- Before the collision, he turns in the dashcam clip over the lanes of the two-lane carriageway
- The driver suffered back and head injuries after the accident at 9 a.m. on June 1
Dashcam footage captured the moment when a van swerved over a two-lane lane and toppled onto the roof after attempting to overtake.
The footage, filmed around 9:00 a.m. on June 1st, shows the white van suddenly driving in both lanes of Churchill Way South in Salisbury.
After overtaking the vehicle while filming, the van slams into the median and hits its side before turning upside down.
Debris flies from the white van as it comes to a stop, and a wheel drives down the street as the filmmaker’s car stops.
The dashcam clip, filmed around 9:00 a.m. on June 1st, shows the white van tipping over and debris flying across the street in Salisbury
The van had suddenly driven in both lanes of Churchill Way South while overtaking
The passenger said his wife, who was driving, told him that the driver of the van had “gestured and waved her fist and arms” behind them.
The witness, who did not want to be named, told MailOnline: “At the next roundabout, where we turned right, it was delayed by traffic.
“When he did it, he zoomed in behind us and tried to cut us up.”
Wiltshire Police confirmed that the delivery truck driver sustained back and head injuries after the dramatic collision with a single vehicle last week.
Paramedics had treated the driver on site and he was taken to the hospital for further treatment.
P.Police said his injuries were not “life changing or life threatening”.
The van slams into the median, lands on its side and tips over onto the roof
The witness said he went to help the man after the accident.
He said, “When I got there, a van driver stopped and helped the” [man] from his van through the driver’s side window. His head was cut quite heavily.
“I managed to ask him if he was okay and he replied that it was him. He kept mumbling what a … stupid thing to do.
“Since he was fine and there were a lot of people around him, I went back to our car and told my wife to keep driving. I have to admit that I didn’t have a lot of sympathy for him. ‘
A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: “At about 9:05 am we received a report of a collision with a single vehicle in traffic on Churchill Way South in Salisbury.
“It was a white van and paramedics are treating the male driver who sustained back and head injuries that are believed not to be life-changing or life-threatening.”