This is why you shouldn't run red lights

A dashcam video showing a major crash in Australia between a station wagon and a bus has been posted online, making clear the dangers of running a red light. 

In a video posted to Facebook on Sunday, the driver of the station wagon drove through an intersection with a trailer on the back, swerving out of the way of an oncoming bus too late. 

The trailer was ripped off the back of the car after the bus ploughed into it, causing it to land in the middle of the intersection. 

The car driver reportedly received neck injuries.

The video from another motorist's dashcam had nearly 160,000 views on Facebook in less than 12 hours.

Newshub.