By Billie Thomson For Mailonline
Published: 16:08 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 17:09 GMT, 1 December 2020
A traffic police officer has been hailed as a hero in China after stopping cars at a busy junction during the rush hour to help an elderly man cross the road.
The frail pedestrian, aged 98, had been stuck in traffic after failing to walk the entire length of the crossing before the lights turned green.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Upon seeing the scene, officer Tan Jiapeng immediately used his body to shield the trapped pensioner from passing vehicles before ordering the following traffic to halt.
The traffic police officer, Tan Jiapeng, stands between the pensioner and cars to protect him
The officer gestures oncoming cars to stop so the senior citizen could cross the road in China
The policeman gestured the cars to wait while escorting the senior citizen