Terrifying footage has been released of a runaway trailer detached from a truck soaring down the EastLink.

The incident occurred around midday yesterday and thanks to a minor miracle, the trailer avoided crashing into any other traffic.

It eventually smashed into a concrete barrier on the side of the highway. 

A faulty tow bar has been blamed. 

Watch the shocking footage in the player above

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