Video: Car flips on side after crash at less than 30mph

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THESE images show the moment a car flips on its side after being involved in a low speed crash in Huddersfield.

CCTV captured from a nearby house shows the light blue Vauxhall Corsa coming down the road before clipping the back of an electric blue Renault Megane Sport.

The car flips on its side after being involved in a low speed crash.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

The car flips on its side after being involved in a low speed crash. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

The Megane shunts forward into a BMW 3-Series knocking the car back around three metres.

Two men can be seen running out of the nearest house to help the driver, followed by a neighbour from another house.

At the end of the clip a dog can be seen fleeing from the scene.

Mark Hanson, who owns the BMW and lives in the house which recorded the images, estimated the Corsa was travelling somewhere between 20 and 30mph when it hit his 23-year-old son Liam’s Megane.

He said: “I don’t think he was even doing 30mph.

“He had just come up the road and he could have been going around 20mph.

“I don’t know how he flipped the car, maybe it was just a lack of concentration at the last minute.

“The lad who had done it was surprised as anyone. He had a Rottweiler on the front seat next to him who just bolted and ran off.

“The lad was a bit shook up.”

Mark said the road is notoriously busy during term time with traffic, but added there was plenty of room for the driver to pass Liam’s car when the accident happened at around 7pm on Sunday (24/7).

He said: “Traffic is horrendous during school hours as people double-park all the way down the road, you can’t get a large vehicle like a minibus down there when that is all going on, but the road is generally quite busy all the time.”

Mark, who is a company director, said Liam’s car is at risk of being written-off and his own car will be assessed today to determine the damage.