VIDEO: Driver goes wrong way around Louth roundabout

Video footage of a motorist - who narrowly avoided oncoming traffic as they drove the wrong way around a roundabout in Louth - has gone viral on social media.

The video footage, which was captured on a dash cam by Andy Thirde as he approached the Northfield Roundabout yesterday (June 16), has caused shock, anger and amusement.

The motorist drove towards oncoming traffic after going the wrong way round the Northfield Roundabout in Louth. EMN-150617-170444001

The motorist drove towards oncoming traffic after going the wrong way round the Northfield Roundabout in Louth. EMN-150617-170444001

So far, the video has been viewed more than 43,000 times, and shared by over 600 people, on Facebook.

Attempts are now being made to identify the driver.

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