Van mounts kerb to overtake traffic from left at Newton Circus

PHOTO: Stomp

A van driver was caught on camera mounting a kerb in an effort to overtake traffic from the left.

The video was posted on SG Road Vigilante's Facebook group page and according to the caption, the incident happened on Wednesday (Jan 16) at Newton Circus.

The timestamp indicates it was at about 9.34am.

In the video, traffic had come to a standstill as motorists were giving way to others at the roundabout when the van came barrelling through on the left.

16jan2018 newton circle hiace mount kerb to overtake from left

Posted by SG Road Vigilante - SGRV onĀ Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The driver was then seen coming to a standstill in the middle of the roundabout before the video ended.

Netizens had conflicted feelings about the incident and many likened the driver's "skills" to those displayed in movies like Initial D and video game Grand Theft Auto.

Photo: Facebook/SG Road Vigilante - SGRV Photo: Facebook/SG Road Vigilante - SGRV

Stomp has contacted the authorities for more information.