Terrifying moment van is crushed during M20 crash

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This is the heart-stopping moment a HGV overturned on top of a van.

A dashcam from a lorry travelling behind the vehicles captured the entire incident. The footage shows a blue van pulling into the right-hand lane as both vehicles begin to travel along the slip road of the M20 in Hollingbourne, Kent.


Without warning, the lorry begins to lose control of the back end, with the trailer tipping to the right before the entire lorry topples over at speed, crushing the blue Ford Transit.

Shockingly, many people seem to drive on, with some using the hard shoulder despite the huge crash in front of them. The driver whose camera captured the incident stops quickly and he runs to help both drivers, as does another motorist.

Miraculously, nobody was killed or injured during the smash. However, emergency services including police officers, paramedics, and crews from two fire engines all attended. closed the road for investigation work and to clean up the wreckage. This created huge tailbacks into the night as the link road remained closed until 7am the next morning.

The video has been viewed more than 22,000 times on YouTube alone, as well as being shared across Facebook and Twitter.