Monday 23 October 2017

Hero bus driver dies after saving day

A bus driver is being hailed as a national hero in China after he managed to stop his vehicle and ensure passengers' safety despite being struck by a chunk of iron that smashed through his windscreen.

Wu Bin died of his injuries, but not before braking, shifting gears and telling the passengers not to wander on to the highway.

Dramatic security camera footage of the incident was broadcast on state television at the weekend, showing his calm handling of the situation, despite being in obvious pain.

It shows Mr Wu driving the bus on the Yangshan section of the Wuxi-Yixing highway before being struck by the iron, which had fallen off a passing truck.

Irish Independent

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