A paramedic was spotted and filmed picking up litter in a KFC car park in the blazing sunshine on Wednesday afternoon.
The NHS first responder, Terry Short, was seen to park his Rapid Response Vehicle in the Mecca Binge car park in Hartlepool – just a stone’s throw from the fast food restaurant which recently reopened.
Since the video was posted on Hartlepool News & Alerts, it’s transpired that paramedic Terry is raising money for the NHS’ COVID-19 appeal by having NHS engraved into the back of his hair. He’s raised over £1,000 so far.
Followers of the page on Facebook instantly launched an attack on the man filming the video, but Hartlepool News & Alerts admins soon clarified that he had young children in the car with him.
Commenting below the video, an admin wrote: “They’ve apologised for not helping but they couldn’t leave the children alone.
“They wanted this video shared to get the paramedic some credit that is rightly deserved and to show that even in the midst of a pandemic people will still litter which could help spread the virus!”
Find out more about Terry’s ‘Corona Cut’, or donate on Just Giving here.
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