The footage shows the lorry driver braking and narrowly avoiding hitting the young boy on the road.
One child attempts to run across the road with their view obstructed by a bus, completely unaware of the fast approaching red truck.More news: Arthur Collins trial: Co-accused cleared over club acid attack
In a video obtained by NBC, a boy ran straight into the path of an oncoming truck emerging from behind the bus.
He is oblivious to the fact another huge lorry is driving in his direction at speed. A horn blares from the vehicle recording the tense moments.More news: West Ham Fans Were Fantastic - New Hammers Assistant Relishing Starting Work
The footage captured on a passing truck's dashcam shows children hopping off a bus on a busy country road in Høyanger, in west Norway, on June 19.
Luckily, the quick-thinking driver sounds his horn and manages to stop the lorry from within inches of hitting the child.More news: Shawn Mendes, Eminem and U2 among winners at MTV Europe Music Awards
"I saw what was about to happen, but there was little I could do." he told Norwegian site NRK.
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