China has no dearth of grotesque practices. Apart from cooking and eating anything that has four legs, Chinese drivers are now intentionally killing pedestrians. As wild as it sounds, in China, drivers literally try to kill the person they accidentally hit on the road. No, this is not another Chinese festival of mass killing!
As per an atrocious Chinese law, if a driver hits and injures a person, he becomes liable to pay for the latter’s lifetime medical bills. On the bizarre side, if the driver accidentally kills the pedestrian he simply has to pay a fixed amount to the family just once. So, in order to evade the lifetime bills which might run into millions, drivers try their best to ‘hit and kill’ rather than to hit and injure. A video of a woman intentionally running over a 2-year-old girl, not once but thrice, went viral on the internet earlier this year. Many such harrowing cases have been reported but the drivers successfully manage to evade jail-time by claiming it was an accident and paying off the one-time fine. God bless China!
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