Video footage has emerged online of the moment a young toddler is ejected from a moving vehicle as it rounds a bend.
In the footage (below), the grey coloured car carrying the child drives through a relatively sharp right-hand bend at which point a toddler who was strapped into a car seat is ejected from the car and ends up rolling along the road before coming to a stop.
The driver of the following vehicle stops his car and immediately runs over to the toddler who remains strapped into her car seat as the car seat comes to a rest on its side.
However, the driver of the vehicle that had the toddler in
In the footage, the rear passenger door of the clueless driver remains open as the car drives off, apparently continuing to be completely unaware of the fact that their child has just come out of their car.
The toddler comes to a stop in the middle of the road, just as oncoming traffic approaches the scene.
The driver of the car that caught the incident as it unfolded on his dashcam runs over to the child with his hands in the air.
He then checks on the child, as other motorists come rushing over.
Another people carrier approaches the scene at speed from the opposite direction, unaware of what has just happened.
He/she drives into the middle of the road in order to drive around another car that had stopped in order to give
The driver of the people carrier then also stops and gets out of the car in order to check on the toddler as the driver of the first vehicles picks the toddler up whilst she is still strapped into the car seat.
Meanwhile, the parents of the toddler are nowhere to be seen and appear still not to be aware of the fact that they have just lost their child.
In the footage, it appears that the child’s parents actually slow down after the child falls out of the car, before speeding up and driving off.
The video ends as the motorists walk out of the road with the child.
It is not known what the outcome of this incident was, or what happened to the child and her parents, although there are reports that the child was not seriously injured.
The footage is a stark reminder to everyone who has
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