An auxiliary police officer acted quickly to stop a driver from crashing his car into a playground filled with children and elderly people in Beach Road at 9pm on Friday (Dec 19).
The officer and a colleague were on patrol there when they spotted the black sedan travelling on the pavement, headed right for the playground.
The officer quickly tried to gain the attention of the driver by frantically waving his torchlight.
Fortunately, the driver noticed the the officer’s actions and stopped the car before it hit anyone.
The incident left visible tire tracks on the grass patch there, reports Lianhe Wanbao.
The Traffic Police were called in and a subsequent breathalyser test showed that the driver was intoxicated. He was arrested for drink driving