Residents demand change after girl nearly struck by SUV while crossing street in San Mateo, California
- An investigation is underway after a little girl was almost hit by a moving vehicle last week in San Mateo, California, according to police.
- Jison Hong was at a traffic stop on Sept. 14 when the camera on her dashboard caught a girl on a scooter nearly being struck by a dark SUV as she crossed the street with her father and brother.
- Police have identified the speeding driver as an inexperienced teenage boy.
- The girl's father told the station that she is doing just fine, but the family is still in shock.
- Hong and her neighbors have notified the city of issues at the intersection several times over the years.
An investigation is underway after a little girl was almost hit by a moving vehicle last week in San Mateo, California, police said.
Jison Hong was at a traffic stop on Sept. 14 when the camera on her dashboard caught a girl on a scooter nearly being struck by a dark SUV that did not stop for the girl and her family as they crossed the street.
A pedestrian in Singapore has recently gone viral for all the wrong reasons after he was captured on camera getting angry at a driver, when he was the one who committed a traffic violation.
In the clip, shared on the Facebook page SG Road Vigilante – SGRV, a man can be seen crossing the street while his eyes are glued to his smartphone, Stomp reported. It is clearly shown there that the light for the pedestrians to cross is still red.
Throughout the years, a number of drivers in China have intentionally killed pedestrians that they accidentally hit due to a phenomenon called “hit-to-kill.”
Drawing the attention of international media, the horrifying trend has since received outcry and condemnation beyond China, with calls for justice for their unfortunate victims.
Huangshi, Hubei province, China, has found a surefire way to prevent pedestrians from jaywalking by equipping busy intersections with a post that sprays out mist.
The post, which was first unveiled in Huangshi on April 18, has an infrared sensor that triggers a mist cannon whenever someone passes by to cross the street on a red light, according to Record China as translated by SoraNews24.
An elderly man tripped while walking on a busy road in Zuzhou, China filled with pedestrians who refused to offer him any help.
Video footage of the distressed Chinese senior in dire need of help went viral on social media as angry netizens questioned the country’s moral standing. The shocking video showed the elderly man falling flat on his face and lying motionless for over a minute.
An Indonesian pedestrian was recently caught on camera teaching a motorcycle rider why it’s not a good idea to wait in the middle of a zebra crossing.
According to Taiwan News, no one knows the exact location, date and time the video was taken, but some online users speculated that the incident could’ve taken place in the capital of Indonesia’s West Java Province, Bandung.