[VIDEO] Man Risks Safety To Remove A Fallen Metal Railing On The Highway

"We should appreciate people like this. An accident could have happened if it wasn't removed."

Cover image via Xidi Zaid/Facebook & Malay Mail

The driver of a white Proton Saga became an everyday hero when he decided to cross a busy highway to remove a fallen metal railing on the road

The considerate act was caught on video and shared by Facebook user Xidi Zaid on Sunday, 1 December.

The post has since gone viral, garnering over a million views and shared over 22,000 times.

The 90-second clip shows cars on a highway avoiding a large piece of metal between the middle and fast lane

A white Proton Saga is then seen pulling over at the side of the road.

The driver comes out and holds his hand up to signal to oncoming motorists on the busy highway that he is about to cross, before running over to pick up the stray object.

He carefully makes his way back to the side of the road, disposing the metal railing out of the way of oncoming traffic.

Image via Malay Mail

Xidi shared that he witnessed the whole incident while he was at an overhead bridge restaurant on the North-South Expressway in Sungai Buloh on Sunday afternoon.

Malaysians flooded the comment section with thanks and praise for the kind soul who sacrificed his own safety for that of others

"We should appreciate people like this. An accident could have happened if it wasn't removed," said a Facebook user.

Another user said, "Kudos! Although it was scary to watch him risk his life for other drivers. Thank you, brother."

This netizen declared him an unsung hero and gave him a salute.

Meanwhile, a user warned that although the act was noble, it was still dangerous and the matter should have been reported to PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) instead.

"It's too dangerous. I always report when things like this happen or if there's a car that has broken down."

Watch the full video of the selfless act here:

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