Car's incredibly close call with truck on wet New Zealand road

A video posted on Reddit shows the close call, of an oncoming truck and trailer unit that crosses the centre line.
A video posted on Reddit shows the close call, of an oncoming truck and trailer unit that crosses the centre line. Photo credit: Reddit

A motorist has captured the frightening moment they almost collided with a truck and trailer unit crossing a bridge on a wet New Zealand road. 

A video posted on Reddit shows the close call, of a oncoming truck and trailer unit that crosses the centre line on the bridge State Highway One over the Tauranga-Taupo River.

The driver slows right down following the incident. 

Reddit users were quick to comment on the incident with one person saying "That's why I always take the western route around Taupo; Too many trucks making me slow down".

Another user said "[The] truck driver was cutting the corner unnecessarily".

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