Passengers Take Wheel Of Out-Of-Control Bus On The M1

Driver suffers suspected medical episode


26 May 2019

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Quick acting bus passengers have potentially helped avoid a nasty accident on the M1 overnight.

Their bus driver started having a suspected medical episode while behind the wheel, travelling north on the Pacific Motorway at Reedy Creek around 9:45 on Sunday night.

According to the Queensland Ambulance Service, passengers managed to grab the wheel and gain control of the vehicle, before bringing it to a stop without serious incident.

The driver was later taken to Robina Hospital for further assessment. 

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