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Watch | Chinese toddler drives his toy car through rush hour traffic

A video of a toddler riding his toy car through heavy traffic until rescued by a traffic officer in China has gone viral.

tabloid Updated: Nov 03, 2016 18:14 IST
Sahiba Chawdhary
Sahiba Chawdhary
Hindustan Times
(Screenshot of the CCTV video)

This 54 second spine-chilling video will make you want to never let your toddler on the streets again.

In what looks like a scene from the 90s movie Baby’s Day Out, a CCTV traffic camera caught a toddler riding his toy car through the busy streets of Lishui, Zhejiang Province in China, until he was rescued by a police officer.

Traffic police officer Wu Feng was on his way to work when he saw the boy playing with death by riding his toy car on the wrong side of the street. He quickly stopped and prevented what otherwise could have been a catastrophic end.

“It was very dangerous with many big vehicles around him, so without a second thought I rushed to the kid immediately and took him to the side of the road,” Feng told the local media.

You can also see in the video that many drivers passing by observe the boy - but no one tries to come to his rescue.

Feng later learned that the boy was separated from his mother, and went on this daredevil ride to find her. However, without any fatality, the boy reunited with his mother safely.

First Published: Nov 03, 2016 18:10 IST