Shocking moment driver abuses paramedic for blocking the street with her ambulance

WARNING: Video contains offensive language.

This is the shocking moment a driver seemingly hurled abuse at a paramedic for parking her ambulance in the street, blocking him from getting past.

In the tense exchange, the male driver can be heard screaming expletives at the female ambulance worker for blocking the narrow street in Runcorn, Cheshire.

Footage of the incident, apparently filmed from a building overlooking the street, shows the driver shouting at the paramedic for not turning on her hazard lights.

<em>The driver was filmed apparently shouting at the paramedic (Facebook)</em>
The driver was filmed apparently shouting at the paramedic (Facebook)

He yells: “Where’s his f***ing hazards?

“I can’t tell from down there. Can you explain that, you f***ing idiot?”

The paramedic hit back at the driver, yelling: “You’re a f***ing idiot.”

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As the man walks back towards his car, he can still be heard yelling abuse at the paramedic before he drives off.

The incident, which occurred on the corner of Union Street and Sewell Street, was posted on Facebook, where it quickly went viral.

A woman who claimed to be the man’s daughter defended him on Facebook, writing that he was not shouting at the paramedic but at another person who “was going at him”.

<em>The pair clashed over the ambulance being parked in a narrow road (Facebook)</em>
The pair clashed over the ambulance being parked in a narrow road (Facebook)

She wrote: “This is a big lie. The medic has spoke to the police and cleared up that this is not how it looks.”

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: “Shortly before 5pm on Sunday 12 October officers received reports of an incident on Union Street, Runcorn , involving an ambulance.

“The incident is currently being investigated and enquiries are on-going.”