Scary moment lorry driver almost crashes into barrier during last-minute swerve at M60 junction

This is the toe curling moment a lorry driver almost crashed into a barrier during a last-minute swerve at a motorway junction. The driver blamed his sat nav when he was caught by traffic cops. He made the dangerous manoeuvre on the M60 at Eccles Interchange, police said.

GMP Traffic posted a video of the incident on Twitter on Friday morning (February 14). The post said: “The driver of this HGV thought it was acceptable to cross the solid white lines and narrowly avoided the crash barrier as he rejoined the carriageway to go on the M60 from the Eccles Interchange…in front of (police). “He stated he was following his sat nav!”

The driver was slapped with a traffic offence report, the tweet said.

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