Viral Van Splasher is Fired

A van driver is out of a job after video surfaced of the driver appearing to intentionally send water flying toward pedestrians on an Ottawa street.

The dashcam video was posted to YouTube on Friday and includes a timestamp from that afternoon. It shows a work van travelling down King Edward Avenue in the aftermath of a thunderstorm.

 The video quickly went viral, garnering more than 800,000 views and sparking a fierce reaction online.