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Watch: Singaporean vehicle attempts to block ambulance during a rush, PDRM to investigate

NewsWatch: Singaporean vehicle attempts to block ambulance during a rush, PDRM to...

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) has urged those with information regarding an incident involving a vehicle with a Singaporean registration number allegedly not giving way to an ambulance during its rush.

According to a report by Harian Metro, the Johor Bahru Selatan District Police Chief Assistant Commissioner Raub Selamat said the police have yet to receive any reports regarding this matter. Thus, anyone with information is welcome to come forward to lodge a report.

“No one has made a police report yet. Anyone with information can come forward so that the investigation can be carried out,” he said.

Earlier, a dashcam recording showing the Singaporean vehicle not giving way to an ambulance that was attempting to overtake it.

Source: Facebook

The ambulance could be seen having its lights and sirens on as it attempts to enter the lane. However, the Singaporean vehicle continued moving forward, blocking the ambulance’s attempt to merge in.

The ambulance driver then had to rise his hand to ask for permission to overtake him, to which the Singaporean vehicle eventually gave in.

The incident is believed to have taken place at 4.37 pm on Wednesday (7 December) on Johor heading towards the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Sultan Iskandar Building (BSI) Complex.

Meanwhile, Raub has advised road users to stay abide by the rules and this includes giving way to the authorities carrying out emergency duties such as ambulances, firemen or police. He added that obstructing emergency vehicles could warrant an investigation in accordance with the Road Transport Act 1987.

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