A TikTok video that showed a woman driving a Perodua Axia who was being stopped by a lorry driver on the road when viral on social media. It is believed that the incident took place near Kinrara heading towards Bukit Jalil and the Alam Sutera LRT station.
In the video, the lorry driver, who has gotten out of his vehicle, can be seen shouting and expressing his anger at the driver of the Perodua Axia.
The Perodua Axia did not answer the lorry driver but instead drove off the scene quickly. However, the lorry driver tailed her until they reached a police roadblock in front.
The woman told the traffic police what happened and they called the lorry driver aside. The lorry driver panicked and attempted to speed forward but another police officer jumped into action.
The policemen worked together to divert the lorry to the roadside and get him to comply with their instructions. It was a hard time for the police throughout the whole process.
Some netizens believed that the lorry driver is behaving erratically because he was drunk. They also called for the lorry driver to be locked up or have his driving license suspended.
Netizens also praised the policemen on duty for taking their duties seriously and applauded the woman for staying calm and thinking quickly when she was confronted with the irate lorry driver.
The lorry driver was arrested
According to Astro Awani, Serdang state police chief Assistant Commissioner AA Anbalagan said the lorry driver has been arrested and he was tested positive for drugs.
He explained that the Perodua Axia told the police at the roadblock that the lorry driver was harassing her due to a misunderstanding.
The case is investigated under Section 186 of the Penal Code, Section 78(2) of the Road Transport Act 1987 and Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
The police also urged the woman and the dashcam owner to file a police report to help with investigations.