Video: Driver blocks ambulance, sparks outrage
The ambulance has its siren and lights on, but the driver in front of him refuses to move
By Irene Lee
SINGAPORE — A video of a car driver refusing to give way, despite an ambulance’s persistent signals, has sparked outrage online. A handful of Facebook users even posted the video on the Singapore Police Force Facebook page, calling for the authorities to intervene.
Speaking to inSing News, the police thank the public for highlighting the incident to them. They have now referred the case to the department concerned, a spokesperson said.
The video titled 'SJL9216D refused to give way to an ambulance' was first uploaded on 15 March and has so far attracted more than 59,000 views. Online commentators on YouTube have criticised the car driver as being “inhuman”, “irresponsible” and “selfish”, with one “Jason Chan” saying that what happened was “deplorable and inexcusable”.