Horrific footage has emerged of a near-miss on a busy suburban street in Australia, with video capturing the moment a toddler started to wander onto the road.
The clip, posted to Dashcam Owners Australia, showed the driver of the come to an urgent halt as a little girl in a dress began to stagger onto the road.
A police car can be seen turning around to help, blocking some of the street.
The driver got out of the car and picked up the child, with two police officers escorting them to the front door of the house.
It is understood that the toddler wandered out of an open garage door.