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2015-05-11 11:15

STRANDED BUS: A bus in Philadelphia almost collided with a freight train, after the driver lost control of the vehicle. Image: Youtube

PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia - What seemed like a run-of-the-mill U-turn, went horribly wrong for a South Philadelphia bus driver.

Surveillance footage released by the bus company shows the driver, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, and two passengers flung from their seats when the driver lost control of the huge vehicle.

The momentum of the the bus resulted in the vehicle hitting a median and ending up on train tracks. 

All three sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.


Video: Bus veers onto train tracks


The bus comes to halt metres from a freight train which was travelling very slowly as the bus veered into its path.

Watch the crash below: Note the driver was not wearing a seat belt




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