The video posted on LiveLeak shows a schoolbus slow to a stop. Five children get down and scamper off, presumably towards their respective homes.
Suddenly, one child makes a dash across the road - not noticing the truck hurtling down the road on the other side.
Another, slightly older child follows the first as they both run across the road. There's no crosswalk in sight.
Spotting the large truck, the second child immediately stops and backtracks to safety.
The younger of the two quickly changes course and keeps running straight ahead, away from the truck. That split-second decision probably kept the child from being crushed under the vehicle.
The truck driver quickly hits the brake and within moments, the enormous red and white truck comes to a stop.
Fortunately, nobody was reported hurt during the incident.
Watch the terrifying dashcam footage below:
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