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Car Beats Red Light in Penang & Knocks Down Primary Student Crossing the Road

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Car Jumps Red Light in Penang, Primary Student Gets Knocked Down While Crossing Road - WORLD OF BUZZ
Source: Kwong Wah


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This is the reason why we must always look left and right before crossing the road even though the light has turned green for pedestrians. 

On 4 September, a primary school pupil was unfortunately knocked down by a car when she was crossing the road even though the light had turned green. This incident took place near SJKC Kwang Hwa in Sungai Nibong, Penang.

Source: Kwong Wah

Based on the surveillance camera footage, several parents were standing before the pedestrian crossing while waiting for the light to turn green. When it did, one of the children crossed the road but was shockingly knocked down by a black multipurpose vehicle (MPV) coming from the right side.

Obviously, the MPV was jumping the red light as the car beside it had already stopped. Luckily, the MPV managed to slow down slightly before the impact and the child flew several metres away after getting hit.

The victim’s mother quickly ran to help her up. It was reported that the girl only suffered minor injuries on her chin and legs.

Source: Kwong Wah

Apparently, reckless drivers have the tendency to jump red lights at that particular spot because in March, another primary school girl was almost knocked down by a white car but she quickly took a step back and avoided the tragedy.

Here’s the footage.

The team at WORLD OF BUZZ wishes the girl a speedy recovery and hopefully, a ‘red light’ camera will be installed at this location. 

 

Also read: Footage Captures Horrifying Moment Group of Children Gets Run Over by Lorry


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