Driver suffers heart attack, bus rams several vehicles; 2 dead [Viral Video]
In what was a dramatic scene caught on CCTV at a traffic signal in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur, a bus rammed into several vehicles after its driver died of a heart attack. It killed one of the people while several others were hurt as rickshaws and motorbikes were run over, police said.
The accident could have been much worse, said police sources, however the bus was at a relatively slow speed and its low floor also ensured that people dragged by it did not go beneath it. The bus overturned after ramming into an e-rickshaw.
Here's the video:
Shocking #CCTV footage of the moving metro bus, the driver of which unfortunately suffered massive heart attack while driving at Jabalpur in MP. The driver died on the spot & 6 people were injured in the accident. @News18India @CNNnews18 pic.twitter.com/HqfeNqFqAx— Manoj Sharma (@ManojSharmaBpl) December 2, 2022
According to police, six people, including bus passengers and two children in the e-rickshaw, were injured severely. An elderly person hit by the bus died during treatment; is identity details were not immediately available.
The driver of the bus, identifeid as Hardev Pal, aged 60, had been working with the City Metro bus service for ten years. Sudden heart attack resulted in his death and he fell onto the steering wheel, leading to the unfortunate incident.