SHOCKING footage shows the moment a motorist narrowly avoids a serious crash on a busy Malmesbury road.

Motorist Joe von Löthing, shared this dashcam footage on social media, as he drove out of Malmesbury on the B4042, just before the Lea turning.

The footage shows how a motorist suddenly pulls out in front of Joe, forcing him to make a quick manoeuvre at 40mph, avoiding a serious crash by inches.

Joe shared the footage as a warning to motorists to look both ways when pulling out on to a road.