DASH CAM: High-speed overtaking ends in shocking head-on

IT IS the fear of every driver on the highway -- is there enough room to overtake?

A dashboard camera has captured shocking video of a head-on collision that followed a car overtaking another vehicle.

The footage shows a car rushing past in heavy fog, only to collide violently with a four-wheel-drive moments later.

The dashcam also captures the driver saying, ""Is this guy going to overtake? I would not attempt to overtake in this heavy fog".

The crash occurred on Nicholson Road in Oakford on Perth's south east.  

PerthNow reports the 24-year-old driving the car suffered shoulder and arm injuries.  

he 58-year-old driving in the four-wheel-drive was taken to Royal Perth Hospital with broken bones and chest pain.