Video Credit: CEN
This is the moment a young couple riding on a motorbike without helmets drag a baby’s pram behind them with one hand.
The outrageous scene was filmed in the city centre of Trujillo in the north-western Peruvian department of La Libertad and the video was later posted on social media.
In the footage, filmed at the intersection of Lara and Hermanos Uceda Meza Avenues, cars are seen whizzing around the poorly-marked crossroad just as a motorbike fights its way through the traffic.
A young man rides the motorcycle as a heavyset woman on the back holds onto the bike with one hand while dragging a baby’s pram behind her with the other.
The riders are also not wearing helmets.
Although a baby is not clearly seen in the footage, there appears to be a blanket carefully draped across the front as well as a bag of handy items underneath.
The incident was slammed by netizens, who called the young parents “irresponsible”.
Netizen ‘Marycita CA’ said: “This is recklessness at its worst. Maybe one day they will regret it?”
‘Brighet Stefani Gutierrez Terrones’ commented: “Shocking, so irresponsible. The authorities should act and take the baby into care.”
It is unclear whether the local authorities are investigating the incident.
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