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Monday, 17 September 2018

Shocking moment motorcycle hits woman when she steps out in front of him as he overtakes a taxi on London street

  • Footage captured on a body cam shows the motorcyclist weave through traffic
  • Both are knocked to the ground after a woman makes a dash from behind a van
  • The woman looked shaken as the motorcyclist says 'you ran out in front of me'
  • **Do you know the woman in the video? Email lara.keay@mailonline.co.uk**
This is the shocking moment a motorcyclist smashes into a woman after she steps out in front of him as he overtakes a taxi.
Footage captured on a body cam shows the motorcyclist weaving in between traffic on New Bridge Street near Blackfriars Bridge in Central London.
Suddenly the woman can be seen making a dash from the pavement outside a Sainsbury’s Local and into the middle of the road.   
A woman makes a dash from a pavement into the middle of the road as a motorcyclist overtakes a taxi
A woman makes a dash from a pavement into the middle of the road as a motorcyclist overtakes a taxi
The motorcyclist, who has just overtaken a taxi, has no time to avoid the woman and smashes into her sending them both falling to the ground between two cars.
The driver can be hear saying: 'Oh my god! You just ran out in front of me!'  
  The woman looks dazed and visibly shaken as she tries to stand up after the shocking crash.
Moaning can be heard from the motorcyclist and he asks the woman if she is okay. 
The motorcyclist and woman lie on the ground after being knocked off their feet following the crash
The motorcyclist and woman lie on the ground after being knocked off their feet following the crash
New Bridge Street near Blackfriars Bridge in Central London where the collision took place
New Bridge Street near Blackfriars Bridge in Central London where the collision took place
The woman can then be heard apologising as a crowd begins to gather to help them and attempt to wave away oncoming traffic.
The driver insists to the crowd that the pedestrian ran out in front of him and that he has captured the moment on camera.
He can be heard saying: 'She came out of nowhere.' 
The woman is helped to the pavement by passersby as the motorcyclists picks up his bike.
Both are believed to have escaped the shocking crash without serious injury.

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