Thursday 18 July 2019

Shocking footage: Bus driver survives dramatic crash with truck in USA

Jennifer McShane

This bus driver will definitely be wearing a seatbelt in future.

Shocking footage has emerged showing a dramatic collision between a bus driver and a pickup truck in New Mexico.

The collision saw the New Mexican bus driver get flung out the window as he collided with the incoming truck earlier in the week.

Miraculously, the bus driver managed to escape the crash with only cuts and bruises.

The Albuquerque's city transit department (ABQ Ride) released the footage.

The bus driver, who was not wearing his seat belt, can be seen flying through the windshield after a pickup truck allegedly ran a red light.

Remarkably, he only had a few scratches following the crash, and there were no passengers on board. Police said the driver of the pickup truck had not been drinking and was cited for the accident. Both drivers involved were hospitalised with injuries.

No passengers were on the bus at the time of the accident.

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