THE Senai Indian Taxi Drivers Association has called for an investigation into an incident where an injured and bleeding cabbie was allegedly ignored by a passing police patrol car, Makkal Osai reported.
S. Vijayan, 39, was driving along Jalan Putra near Skudai, Johor, when a car, which failed to stop at a junction, nearly crashed into his taxi.
Association president G. Rajkumar said that when the shocked taxi driver honked, the other car driver reportedly became aggressive and blocked Vijayan’s taxi. Two men then got out of the car and started scolding and threatening Vijayan, the daily reported.
According to the report, the taxi driver was attacked with a steel rod, fell to the ground and was bleeding profusely from the head.
When he noticed a passing patrol car, he tried to wave for help, but it reportedly did not stop.
Vijayan managed to get into his taxi and caught up with the patrol car. The policemen then drove him to a nearby clinic, the report stated.
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