Video shows red light runner nearly sideswiping driver
A MOTORIST driving in Toowoomba has survived a close call after another driver ignored a red light and nearly side-swiped him.
Pete Aiken posted a video to a popular Toowoomba traffic site that showed the incident.
His car, which had other passengers, approached the intersection of Hill and Clifford Sts, which had a red light.
As the light turned green and he prepared to turn right into Clifford St, a woman in the car gasped with fear.
He stopped the car just in time before a sedan drove through the intersection from the right.
Mr Aiken beeped at the car to warn the other driver of their dangerous actions.
"How to NOT use a set of traffic lights," he wrote.
"If this is you do everyone a favour and walk."
Mr Aiken told The Chronicle the driver didn't even look like slowing down.
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"I had my partner and my two daughters in the car with me, I wasn't very impressed."
The Toowoomba man said he had a message for distracted drivers.
"Just always be aware, for everyone's sake."