Driver in China helps elderly woman who cannot cross road

Driver in China helps elderly woman who cannot cross road
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A video clip reveals a heartwarming scene that happened on a road in Pan'an county, Zhejiang province recently.

The video clip, released by China Central Television, shows that when an elderly woman waited in the middle of a road and tried to cross, vehicles did not stop for her.

Seeing the woman unable to cross the road after being ignored by seven vehicles in the fast lane, a driver in the outside lane acted. He turned his car left and blocked the fast lane, helping the woman cross the road.

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Later, drivers of the seven vehicles that failed to yield to the woman were given a ticket by traffic police.

As for the kindhearted driver, he was praised by the police for his helpful behaviour, but was also criticised for his violation of traffic rules.

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