Suffering from a heart attack, a bus driver loses control of his vehicle and drives into a crowd of people in China

Suffering from a heart attack, a bus driver loses control of his vehicle and drives into a crowd of people in China

La cause de l’accident fait l’objet d’une enquête plus approfondie de la part de la police. Capture d'écran Twitter

This Monday, April 8, 2024, in Nanchang in China, a driver lost control of his bus due to a heart attack. He then hit and killed three pedestrians. Seven people were also injured.

This Monday, April 8, 2024, a bus driver suddenly crashed into a crowd of people on the side of the road in Nanchang, a city located in southern China. He then hit and killed three pedestrians. Seven other people were injured and sent to hospital, says Sound of hope, a Chinese media.

3 dead and 7 injured

According to the local police, the cause of the accident is as follows: while the man, aged 51, was driving the vehicle to the location. At the Shengli intersection of Dieshan Roadil, he suffered a heart attack before losing consciousness. An in-depth investigation was opened by the police to determine more precisely the cause of the accident.

CCTV footage showed that the bus involved suddenly turned at high speed at the intersection. He continued on his way, hitting the sidewalk and the shops located on the side of the road. That’s when several people were thrown. He ended his journey by hitting a large tree.

The windshield and front of the bus were badly damaged. Many parked cars and bicycles were affected. This accident then turned into a tragic scene: a puddle of blood appeared under the vehicle.

Indeed, according to a close source revealed by Sound of hope, one person was crushed in two and two students were also crushed while returning from primary school for lunch.

A video posted on social media shows the driver very calmly sitting in his seat while passengers get off the bus, calling for help.

Public information shows that Bus No. 232 is a commuter bus line, affiliated to the Sixth Company of Nanchang Bus Transportation Group. It starts from the Changbei Bus parking lot and crosses the management committee of the economic development zone, Xialuo and Wazijiao to the west, station square.

Retirement policy denounced by Internet users

This incident went viral on the Chinese social network Weibo. Some netizens wondered: "Why didn't he take a physical exam ?" Others expressed sympathy for the driver: "There are too many occupational diseases among bus drivers, and they suddenly disappear every year. "

The opportunity for some to denounce the retirement policy of the Communist Party whose intention is to gradually raise the retirement age: "So if the retirement age is extended to 60, will any company dare to use it ? Today, everyone is overworked, and at 40, you have a 60-year-old body. It's hard, no one can live until retirement."

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