Police have shared footage condemning a "reckless" driver who narrowly avoided hitting a pedestrian in Stratford. 

The incident occurred along International Way on January 19 at around 10.15am. 

Footage captured on a nearby camera captured the moment an unsuspecting pedestrian was crossing the road safely until a grey car came hurtling into view. 

The car is seen veering across the road and coming dangerously close to the man, before mounting the pavement. 

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Stratford Policing Team called the driver "reckless" in a post on X, formerly Twitter.

They added: "As residents are concerned about road safety, we’re taking action to get dangerous drivers off our streets."

Police have confirmed the driver of the car was a male under 18 who cannot be named as a result. 

He appeared in Stratford Magistrates' Court on February 5 where he was disqualified from driving.