Porsche driver narrowly avoids head-on smash while overtaking on blind bend

Porsche driver narrowly avoids head-on smash while overtaking on blind bend
Published: 2016 August 17 09:12:50 (7993 Views)
A Porsche driver wearing slippers narrowly missed causing a head-on smash after overtaking on a blind bend because she was going to "pick her husband up from the pub."

Dashcam footage captured the moment the white Porsche Cayenne zoomed past a blue Citroen as a white Skoda came the other way.

The Skoda driver is forced to mount the grass verge while the Porsche veers into the Citroen, damaging both vehicles.

The Porsche driver later emerged from the 4×4 to say she was in a rush to "pick her husband up from the pub."

Damian Hodgson, 35, who filmed the terrifying near-miss, caught up with the cars further down the road and was horrified to find out the Porsche driver was wearing slippers.

Damian, who had his wife and two young children in the car, was just behind the Citroen on the B1253 between Rudston and Bridlington, East Yorks.



Damian stopped to speak with the Skoda driver, whose car was miraculously undamaged, to see a girl aged ten in the front passenger seat in tears.

The dad-of-two continued on the road towards Bridlington when he saw the Porsche and Citroen drivers pulled to the side of the road.

He stopped to see the elderly couple in the Citroen in complete shock with the Porsche driver, who is believed to have only caused cosmetic damage to both vehicles. The parties exchanged insurance details.

Damian said: "The Porsche driver told me she thought she was going to die.

"She was shaking like a leaf and on the edge of crying as she knew she had done wrong – she was hugging the Citroen driver and was apologetic.

"She said she was picking her husband up from the pub and was wearing a pair of slippers – but it's no excuse to be overtaking on a blind bend."

He added: "She did tell me she always overtakes at that spot though."



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