Driver jams on the brakes to avoid running over school kids running across road at Yishun

An driver avoided running over two school kids, who were running across the road at Yishun, by mere inches.

In a clip of the incident posted on, a traffic light in Yishun switches from green to amber.

A driver comes speeding down the road, just as two school kids can be seen running across the crossing.

The driver jams on the brakes and comes within a hair's breadth of knocking down the first of the two kids.

The two kids make it across the road, while other pedestrians appear shocked by the near-accident.

Many netizens pointed how irresponsible it was for the two kids to run across the road.

However, some also pointed out that the driver was going fast, even though the lights had changed to amber.