Man dies and 15 children injured after school bus crash on hard shoulder

An Asian man had parked his Honda Civic on the hard shoulder to change a punctured tyre when the bus swerved and ran him over, killing him instantly.
One person was killed and 16 suffered mild-to-severe injuries in Saturday's accident. Courtesy Dubai Police
One person was killed and 16 suffered mild-to-severe injuries in Saturday's accident. Courtesy Dubai Police

One person was killed and 16 – including 15 schoolchildren – suffered mild-to-severe injuries when a school bus crashed into a parked car on the hard shoulder of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road in Dubai on Saturday morning.

An Asian man had parked his Honda Civic on the hard shoulder to change a punctured tyre when the bus swerved and ran him over, killing him instantly.

The bus then hit the man’s car, pushing it off the road and seriously injuring a woman passenger.

The 15 pupils on the bus suffered injuries ranging from mild to severe.

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Published: May 18, 2014 04:00 AM

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