The driver of a black truck was sitting at traffic lights at a cross road
The driver of a black truck was sitting at traffic lights at a cross road.
Dash cam captured from a car behind and in the other lane showed the truck initially stationary at the signal.
But when the driver decided to make a dash for it, they suddenly screeching their wheels as they zoomed off into the busy cross road.
Their timesaving effort was immediately thwarted by the black sedan in front of the dash cam driver.
Video shows a driver suffering instant karma at traffic lights
It turned out to be an undercover police car, which was revealed as blue and red sirens started flashing from the back of it.
The police car squeezed through a narrow gap between two other cars as it inched out into the cross road.
After safely remerging from the gap, the car zoomed off in pursuit of the black truck.
The video has gone viral since it was shared online.
Video: The driver’s mad dash was immediately thwarted by an undercover police car
Uploaded to connect site Imgur, the footage has been viewed more than 272,000 times.
Hundreds of users have commented on the instant karma clip.
Many were quick to question whether the light was red and whether the driver deserved to be pulled over.
Some viewers thought the police car may have been hunting down the truck because of its screeching wheels when it took off.
Others thought there may have been another offence altogether.
Video – the police car inched between the other vehicles to pursue the black truck
Another driver suffered instant karma after cutting off another car in traffic.
The white car was trying to wedge itself into a tiny gap on a busy highway.
Dash cam video showed the moment the cut off car put on sirens of its own, revealing itself as an undercover police car.
The merging driver was pulled over to the side of the road by officers as other cars sped on past it.