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Bus driver steers passengers to safety at end of life

By Ma Chi | | Updated: 2021-08-19 11:02
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A video clip shows Wang bringing the bus to a stop on Aug 16. [Provided by Beijing Traffic Management Bureau ]

A bus driver was hailed as a hero after he used his last bit of strength to ensure the safety of passengers.

A video clip released by Beijing's public transport authorities shows the driver managed to bring the bus to a stop before collapsing on the wheel.

At about 6:20 pm on Aug 16, Wang Jian was driving the Route 31 in Beijing's suburban district of Shunyi.

A video clip shows Wang being caught by stroke. [Provided by Beijing Traffic Management Bureau ]

During service, he suddenly appeared in pain and pressed his temple with one hand. Despite the agony, the man managed to pull the bus over before collapsing.

A passenger checks Wang after the driver collapsed. [Provided by Beijing Traffic Management Bureau ]

The 42-year-old was rushed to the hospital, where it was discovered that he had gotten a stroke. Unfortunately, Wang died after hours of emergency treatment efforts.

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