Ellie Goulding intervenes as lorry pushes car sideways on A40

Ellie Goulding had to come to the rescue of man trapped in his car that was being pushed along one of London’s busiest dual-carriageways by a Royal Mail truck. 

In staggering footage captured on Monday shows the articulated truck pushing a Volkswagen GTi that is glued to the front of the massive vehicle whilst pointing sideward.

In the dramatic incident, filmed westbound on the Western Ave stretch of the A40 in London, other vehicles can be seen honking their horns whilst driving alongside the delivery truck in a bid to save the driver trapped inside of the black car.

The Starry Eyed hitmaker is in the Range Rover driving alongside the terrifying collision, and has revealed her driver Guy was attempting to get the attention of the truck driver.

It has also been revealed that the man stuck behind the wheel of the Volkswagen is Jack Joy, a contributor to popular Youtube channel CarThrottle. 

Other vehicles can be seen honking their horns whilst driving alongside the delivery truck in a bid to save the driver trapped inside of the black car

Other vehicles can be seen honking their horns whilst driving alongside the delivery truck in a bid to save the driver trapped inside of the black car

Other vehicles can be seen honking their horns whilst driving alongside the delivery truck in a bid to save the driver trapped inside of the black car

Ellie Goulding posted the incident on her social media

Ellie Goulding posted the incident on her social media

'I'm the one in the car checking if this guy was ok,' she said, adding that the collision was 'the craziest thing I've ever seen on the road'

'I'm the one in the car checking if this guy was ok,' she said, adding that the collision was 'the craziest thing I've ever seen on the road'

Singer Ellie Goulding (left, at the scene) shared the news on her Instagram account, saying the traffic collision was the ‘craziest thing I’ve seen on the road’

Several cars can be heard sounding their horns to alert the driver to the hatchback hidden beneath the view of his windscreen. 

The vehicles then come screeching to a halt, and immediately fellow motorists are shouting at the truck driver: ‘What the f*** are you doing man?!’

The truck driver then looks out of his window and see the stranded car on his bonnet and throws his hands in the air with disbelief.

The entire carriageway comes to a halt as motorists abandon their vehicles and rush to see if the man in the Volkswagen is okay, which miraculously he is.

Goulding, 27, has since posted about the incident, calling it ‘the craziest thing I’ve ever seen on the road. Everyone was just driving past but my driver Guy stopped’.

She also added that she was shocked how the first thing most of the witnesses did was bring out their phones to record the incident, and then slam the Royal Mail driver.

An articulated truck is seen pushing a Volkswagen GTi that is glued to the front of the massive vehicle whilst pointing sideward along the A40 in northwest London

An articulated truck is seen pushing a Volkswagen GTi that is glued to the front of the massive vehicle whilst pointing sideward along the A40 in northwest London

An articulated truck is seen pushing a Volkswagen GTi that is glued to the front of the massive vehicle whilst pointing sideward along the A40 in northwest London

‘I can’t believe the first instinct of the other drivers who got out was to instantly start filming on their phones and shout abuse at the poor shocked driver, not even checking the other driver was ok,’ she said.

The Royal Mail truck driver climbs down from his cab and can be heard yelling: ‘I didn’t see him! I honestly didn’t see him!’

The cameraman argues with the Royal Mail worker as he opens the door of the Volkswagen and the car driver can be heard saying: ‘You spun me round.’

The Royal Mail driver then says: ‘Let’s pull over and I can explain.’

Motorists abandon their vehicles and rush to see if the man in the Volkswagen is okay

Motorists abandon their vehicles and rush to see if the man in the Volkswagen is okay

The Royal Mail truck driver climbs down from his cab and can be heard yelling: 'I didn't see him! I honestly didn't see him!'

The Royal Mail truck driver climbs down from his cab and can be heard yelling: 'I didn't see him! I honestly didn't see him!'

The Royal Mail truck driver climbs down from his cab and can be heard yelling: ‘I didn’t see him! I honestly didn’t see him!’

Royal Mail have been reached for comment about the incident

Royal Mail have been reached for comment about the incident

Royal Mail have been reached for comment about the incident

With other motorists asking the man if he is ok, which he replies affirmatively and seems to be remarkably calm given the danger he’d just been in.

That is where the video ends, with TfL later reporting a traffic jam where it happened close to the Hanger Lane roundabout.

A police spokesperson said: ‘There were no reported injuries. Officers spoke with both parties. No arrests were made.’

A Royal Mail spokesman said: ‘We are very concerned about this incident. We sincerely hope that no one was hurt. We are investigating as a matter of urgency.’

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