A BMW driver's outrageous attempt to avoid a red light has left everyone saying the same thing.
Shocking dashcam footage shows the moment the motorist mounted a kerb between Bursledon Road and Hinkler Road in Southampton to bypass the stop signal.
Little did the driver know, the car sitting in front them had a dashcam capturing the event unfold around 4.50pm on Thursday.
In the 50-second clip, viewers can see a car stopped at traffic lights through the front window of the car with the recording device.
On the left hand side of the screen, a black BMW is seen driving along the footpath.
The driver cuts the corner by squeezing through a gap between the fence line and a bicycle stand.
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Luckily there was no pedestrians walking on the footpath at the time of the incident.
With no oncoming traffic in their way, the driver then makes a left turn on to the road.
Tony Jackson was on the way to Springwell School when he witnessed the action.
He said: "The matter has been reported to the police. They responded this morning requesting the dashcam footage.
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"Fortunately, the plate of the grey BMW in question is quite clear so with a bit of luck they will be able to take some action."
Under the Highway Code, motorists must not drive on or over a pavement, footpath or bridleway.
There are only two exceptions to the rule – to gain lawful access to property, or in the case of an emergency.
Locals slammed the driver's brazenness when the video was uploaded to a community page.
One woman said: "I dread to think if people were walking on the pavement the other side of the bend."
Another man added: "They should have at least a one year ban for that and six points. Crazy".
The bizarre move comes after a motorist filmed the moment they drove down a bike path after being enraged at a cyclist who was apparently hogging the road.
The shocking video shows a vehicle accelerating towards the cyclist before swerving onto a grass verge and then mounting the path.
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After narrowly avoiding the innocent cyclist and roadside posts, the motorist then swerves back onto the tarmac to complete the dangerous undertaking manoeuvre.
Many slammed the furious driver as a "complete fool" and told them "please don't breed" as their actions on the tree-lined road "could have killed someone".
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