This footage shows the terrifying moment the driver of a car narrowly avoids a crash after an articulated lorry pulls out in front of him.

The near miss was filmed on the dashcam of a vehicle travelling close behind.

The car driver was forced to brake sharply after the Irish-registered truck pulled out.

It happened between Chester and Wrexham, on the A483, last Thursday morning (May 26).

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The motorist whose dashcam caught the near smash said: “The car was forced to brake sharply to avoid running into the back of the lorry.

“Quite why the driver wanted to overtake another truck at that moment is a mystery to me because as soon as he had overtaken he returned to the nearside lane.”

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