Truck Jackknifes After Hitting Fallen Tree In Terrifying Near-Miss At Carlisle River

The shocking footage shows a semi-trailer hurtling around a bend as the driver tries to avoid a fallen tree on a country road in Carlisle River, only narrowly missing another truck and a woman standing on the side of the road.

The video, uploaded to Youtube by Dash Cam Owners Australia, shows a truck driver stopping to help a woman who has just driven over the fallen tree, which is lying across the road.

Within seconds, another truck comes tearing around the bend, straight towards the pair. The semi-trailer jackknifes as the driver tries to avoid the fallen the tree.

The truck driver yells, “Jesus,” while the woman screams. The semi-trailer collides with the woman’s car, but amazingly no one is injured.