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Just Stop Oil: protesters refuse to move for driver’s hospital appointment

A driver mounted a pavement to bypass Just Stop Oil protesters after they refused to move so he could attend a hospital appointment. Video footage captured by LBC reporter Henry Riley showed the man branded one activist a "weasel" as he was held up on the Old Kent Road in South East London. The protesters were asked by a police community support officer to allow the man to drive through the protest in order to attend a hospital appointment. But when one activist says he doesn't believe the situation is an emergency, the motorist takes matters into his own hands by mounting the pavement to swerve around the protesters. The Telegraph has contacted the Metropolitan Police for comment. #juststopoil #protests #police Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now: Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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