Heart-stopping near miss after motorist attempts to pass truck

Victoria Police have released dramatic dashcam footage of a near miss in Minhamite at the weekend in the hope the motorist concerned may be able to assist with their inquiries.

Hamilton Police are investigating a report of dangerous driving on Penshurst-Warrnambool Road, about three hours west of Melbourne, at 3.15pm on March 9.

The footage shows a black Holden Captiva attempting to overtake a Scania truck before swerving on to the opposite side of the road at considerable speed.

Officers were told a Hyundai Getz travelling in the opposite direction had to take evasive action to avoid hitting the Holden.

The Holden continued driving south towards Warrnambool.

Any witnesses, anyone with vision or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or

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