The mystery driver of a white Ford Transit van allegedly saw Salih Khater’s car veering into the security lane next to the Houses of Parliament and apparently tried to pursue the Fiesta being driven by Khater.
The Evening Standard are reporting that the mystery driver of the transit van raced after the Fiesta but quickly became stuck behind another civilian vehicle as Khater’s Ford Fiesta rammed into the re-enforced security barrier outside the Houses of Parliament.
Initially, witnesses had speculated that the transit van might belong to a police surveillance team that was already following Khater.
However, the security services have confirmed that the van did not belong to the Police / Security Services and that instead, it was being driven by a member of the public who wanted to try and stop the rogue fiesta.
An unknown ‘source’ told the Evening Standard:
“He stopped when he saw the car crash into the barriers.
“He wanted to help but when he saw the armed police arrive so quickly he realised there was little he could do.”
Selfless acts of bravery like this just goes to show that there are people out there, outside of the emergency services and security services family, who really are willing to put their own lives on the line in order to try and save the life of a complete stranger.
And we salute those people!
These stories of bravery can often become lost amongst the fast-moving news flow of information that often follows events such as what happened in Westminster earlier on this week.
At the moment, we do not know what the ‘motive’ behind Khater’s behaviour was.
But what we do know, is that even when the s**t does hit the fan, then there are brave members of the public out there who are willing to try and do what they can to stop the senseless actions of the few, in order to protect the many.
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