The heart-stopping moment a man threw himself onto a busy motorway as a car almost hit him has been caught on camera.
The allegedly drunk man was stopped by New Zealand Police for driving being over the limit, however it quickly turned into a nasty brawl.
The man was asked to leave the white van he was caught driving and was escorted to the side of the road away, from the busy motorway, by a female officer.
The shocking moment a man (pictured) threw himself onto a busy motorway as a car almost hit him has been caught on camera
The man then flung himself at the police officers, punching one of the officers in the face
The man hurled his fists (pictured) after he was asked to leave the white van he was allegedly caught drink driving in New Zealand
His allegedly drunk wife was sitting in the passenger seat of the white van while a male officer asked her questions.
However the man, who told the female officer he had ‘nothing at all’ to drink, was filmed by Motorway Patrol shoving her away from him before the officer sprayed him with pepper spray.
Meanwhile, the man’s wife was threatening to walk onto the busy New Zealand motorway because she was ‘angry’ and ‘too drunk’.
‘F*** off then … if you don’t let me go I’ll run in the middle of the road,’ the woman told the male police officer.
The woman could be seen running towards her husband and the busy motorway, where the female police officer held her back from the road while the two officers tried to calm the man down.
The man lunged towards the motorway as a car blew its horn, almost hitting the man, who then turned around and threw punches towards the male officer.
The man’s wife (pictured centre) was threatening to walk onto the busy motorway because she was ‘angry’ and ‘too drunk’, according to Motorway Patrol
After almost being hit by a car, police backup arrived, taking three men to hold down and handcuff the man
His wife tried to intervene, clinging to him beside the busy road as police backup arrived to step in.
Three police men held the man to the ground and handcuffed him while the woman was also handcuffed and taken away.
‘Let me up, I am a good man,’ the man said with three officers holding him down.
The video received more than 31,000 views since it was shared to YouTube less than a month ago.