Video: Driver runs light, barely misses SUV

Police are hoping to raise awareness about distracted driving by releasing video of a nearly bad traffic accident. (Boynton Beach Police)

Video from the Boynton Beach Police Department shows a driver just barely miss an SUV in a busy intersection.

Police shared the video on their Facebook page on Monday of the intersection of Woolbright Road and Southwest 8th Street.

The video shows a driver ignore a red light and nearly hit an SUV.

In the Facebook post, police wrote, "We routinely share videos of red light camera violations in the hopes of creating a constructive dialogue about the dangers of distracted driving. We all need to slow down, put away the cell and pay attention to everything going on around us. Lives depend on it."

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