Fury over oblivious drivers 'ignoring crash scene'

·News Reporter
·2-min read

There has been anger over drivers seemingly ignoring a crash scene which left a driver needing to be air-lifted to hospital.

Firefighters were called to the Perito Moreno highway, in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the weekend after a driver became trapped in his truck following a crash.

A helicopter prepares to take off from the Perito Moreno highway in Argentina but grazes a truck passing by.
This helicopter was trying to transport a crash victim to hospital when a truck hit it. Source: Reddit/ mtys123

Buenos Aires Undersecretariat of Emergencies tweeted that a truck also collided with medical aircraft at the scene.

Video uploaded to Reddit shows the chopper, blades rotating, preparing to take off from the highway.

Several cars and trucks seemingly ignore the helicopter.

The truck mentioned by authorities passes the chopper and its blades tear shreds off the container before it moves to pull over.

Police told Argentine news agency Télam the truck driver has been charged. No one else was injured.

On Reddit, people were less than impressed with the drivers of all the vehicles who seemingly ignored the scene.

“The amount of ignorance here is unfathomable,” one viewer wrote.

Another wrote “this type of stupidity shouldn’t be brushed off”.

“Idiot is too light of an insult,” another wrote.

Another called the incident “terrible”.

“People simply don't care,” another wrote.

“Welcome to the world.”

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