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Car swerves violently on the M25 in whiplash scam

Shocking video footage caught the moment a car swerves violently across a motorway and collides with a lorry in a whiplash scam. In the aftermath of the crash four whiplash claims were filed leaving the haulier with a potential claim of up to £75,000.

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The driver of the Ford Galaxy blamed the lorry driver for the crash - even though they had driven right into his path across three lanes of the M25. They hoped to make a fortune in compensation for their injuries.

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The insurance claim was avoided because the lorry had a camera fitted to the dashboard. The footage showed that the recklessness of the driver at the wheel of the people carrier caused the crash.

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