Watch as woman becomes 'human bollard' to stop drivers before being moved on by cops – but who's in the wrong? | The Sun

THIS is the moment a woman becomes a "human bollard" to stop drivers before being moved on by cops – but who's in the wrong?

Footage uploaded onto Twitter shows an activist standing in the middle of a road blocking a motorist from driving forward.

The woman, who is on crutches, is then moved on by cops before they wave on an approaching red van.

At one point she appears to take a tumble to the ground but the officers quickly help her upright.

The incident happened on Exchange Street in Norwich.

Car-Free Norwich, who posted the video, said that the activist acted in such away to protect the pedestrian and cycle zone from "law-breaking motorists".

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A tweet read: "Yesterday, Lucy heroically acted as a Human Bollard on Exchange St, to protect the pedestrian & cycle zone from law-breaking motorists, & we've received a couple of videos.

"Here we see a conversation with a police officer & good support from members of the public."

However, it is unclear if the area is actually a pedestrian only zone as claimed by the group.

The account goes on to state that the cops escorted her to the side of the road before "encouraging" cars to "drive through the pedestrian zone".

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And the group believe that the motorist should be receiving a fine from the police for driving in the alleged zone.

Social media users took to the comments to share their thoughts on the matter with viewers divided.

Some questioned whether the road in question was actually a pedestrianised zone.

A Twitter user said: "I’ve watched this video a couple of times and nowhere can I see any sign that states no vehicles. There’s even a one way street sign, implying it’s a road for vehicles to use."

"Isn't it a delivery van? Probably have legal access at certain times of the day," queried another.

But others were in full support of the "human bollard" activist.

One viewer fumed that the lady being removed was "a disgrace".

While another said: "On the face of it, this is the police enabling law breaking. That’s how car centric we’ve become."

"Why the hell are the police pushing her out of the way & helping the car drivers go down a pedestrian route??" said another.

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One viewer added: "This is quite mad and unbelievable. I think this merits a complaint to Norfolk Police."

The Sun has contacted Norfolk Police for comment.

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