After running over a boy on the street, one motorcyclist promised to transport the injured kid to the hospital, instead he ditched him in a pile of trash.
A watermelon seller surnamed Zhang said that on July 18th, he saw the motorcyclist hit the boy outside a Chengdu market on a rainy morning. The boy’s left leg was crushed by both of the motorcycle’s tires and he was left bloody and crying on the road, calling for his mother.
While the boy claimed that his mom worked at a shop inside the market, bystanders were unable to find her. After 10 minutes and still with no parents showing up, the motorcyclist said that he would take the boy to the hospital himself. Onlookers took him at his word and let him go.
However, the motorcyclist was next spotted two kilometers away attempting to stuff the kid into a garbage bin. The trash can was too full, so he was forced to settle for casting the boy aside into a pile of trash before fleeing as locals came to investigate.
Afterward, an ambulance was called to take the boy to the hospital. Police also got in contact with the boy’s father, who was in Qinghai province at the time. The father then called the boy’s mother to tell her the news.
The mom later told reporters that on that day she was handling the soft-opening of her rice shop inside the market and hadn’t had time to keep watch over her son. Reporters said that the woman’s shop is only about 50 meters away from where her son was hit, where blood was still visible on the road.
Doctors found that the 5-year-old boy had fractured his left leg in the crash and received several scratches and bruises. It’s currently not clear if he will suffer any lasting effects from the accident.
Meanwhile, Chengdu police are currently on the lookout for the motorcyclist, described to be his forties, and are offering a 2000 yuan reward for any information that leads to his capture.
[Images via Sina News]
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