Safety

Driver with heart attack stops bus before busy intersection

Posted on May 14, 2010

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A school bus driver who experienced a heart attack while driving the bus on his afternoon route steered the vehicle into a retaining wall to stop the bus and avoid running into a power pole and busy intersection.

Officials from Fayetteville Public Schools commended the driver for his heroism.

No students were injured, and the driver was admitted to a local hospital, 5NEWS reported.

 

 

Related Topics: driver heroism, heroism

Comments ( 3 )
  • Terry F. (94AmTranVolunteer)

     | about 6 years ago

    Wow. Good thing that the bus driver is okay and all the kids are okay... he really is heroic.

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