Driver knocks down woman along Ubi, but folks are focused on the inappropriate way he helped her up

Photo: Video screengrab
Photo: Video screengrab

A frightening accident that took place along Ubi Road 1 on Sunday saw a motorist smack straight into a pedestrian as she crossed the road. The impact was hard enough to leave her lying across the car’s windshield for a few seconds before she fell on the road when the vehicle came to a stop. The driver then got out of his car and attempted to help her stand, and believe it or not, that’s the part of this dashcam video that has caused it to go viral.

Accident victims shouldn’t receive unnecessary movement from the scene (it’s best to wait for paramedics first), but the motorist probably acted the way he did out of panic. Nonetheless, good on the driver for taking responsibility for his actions. He quickly helped the victim up and seated her in his car before driving off, presumably to the closest hospital — all in a span of about a minute after the accident occurred.

What netizens just can’t let go of is the fact that the driver, unintentionally or otherwise, might have grabbed the victim a wee bit inappropriately in the process of transporting her to his car. Watch that video again, and pay attention to the placement of the dude’s hands and the victim’s reaction when he pulled her to her feet.

Photo: Video screengrab
Photo: Video screengrab
Photo: Video screengrab

It might have been a serious road accident, but folks are having a laugh about how the driver picked the lady up. Both figuratively, and literally.

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