Cyclist riding in middle of the road is lucky to be alive after near-accident with car

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A young cyclist almost got into an accident with a car at 10.36pm on July 31, by swerving left and right in the middle of a road in Woodlands.

A Stomper alerted Stomp to a video of the incident that was posted on Beh Chia Lor's Facebook page.

In the video, the boy is seen riding in the centre of a lane, before suddenly going towards the middle of the two lanes.

He veered to the right when a black car went past him.

The boy then turned left towards a parking lot.

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Young cyclist thinks it’s his grandfather's road. Driver warns young cyclist in time, preventing a collision. Parents please educate your children.

(Video Credit: David Loh)

Posted by Beh Chia Lor - Singapore Road on Wednesday, 1 August 2018

 

According to a timestamp in the video, the incident apparently took place at 10.36pm on July 31.

The location appeared to be somewhere in Woodlands, as seen by several street signs in the clip.

A caption that accompanied the post chastised the boy for his complacency and warned parents to "please educate your children".

Although several netizens also reprimanded the boy's dangerous behaviour in the comment thread, some of them also spoke up for him, claiming that it was the driver's fault for causing the boy to panic and switch lanes.