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Video: School bus driver suffers heart attack; 13-year-old saves all children's lives

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 March 2023, 1:01 IST
Bus driver suffers heart-attack

In a heroic act of quick thinking and bravery, a 13-year-old schoolboy saved the lives of all the children on his school bus after the driver suffered a heart attack while driving. The incident occurred in a small town in the United States and has since been widely shared on social media. Although the video is old, but it is being shared again on Twitter. People are praising the school boy for his quick thinking and bravery.

The Incident
The incident occurred on a typical school day, as the bus was making its rounds to pick up and drop off students. Suddenly, the driver, who was in his 60s, suffered a heart attack and slumped over the steering wheel, losing control of the vehicle. The bus began swerving dangerously, putting the lives of all the children on board in grave danger.

The Heroic Act
That's when the 13-year-old boy, who was seated near the front of the bus, sprang into action. He quickly assessed the situation and realized that he needed to act fast to save the lives of his fellow students. He ran to the driver's seat, grabbed the wheel, and steered the bus safely to the side of the road.

With the bus safely stopped, the boy then alerted the other students on board to the situation and guided them off the bus to safety. He remained calm and composed throughout the ordeal, putting the safety of his classmates before his own.


The Aftermath

Emergency services arrived on the scene shortly afterwards and rushed the driver to the hospital.

Lessons to be Learned

This incredible story is a powerful reminder of the importance of staying calm and composed in times of crisis. The 13-year-old hero was able to think on his feet and act quickly because he remained calm and level-headed, despite the chaos unfolding around him.


First published: 24 March 2023, 1:00 IST