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Man stuck in bus window after falling forward when vehicle braked suddenly

PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 August, 2016, 10:54am
UPDATED : Friday, 12 August, 2016, 10:54am

A bus passenger in Heilongjiang became stuck in a broken front window after the driver hit the brakes suddenly on Thursday morning, mainland news reported.

The man was propelled forward when the bus braked at about 8am in Suihua, Heilongjiang province, and crashed into the window, breaking a hole in it, Cctv.cn reported.

The photos released show the man stuck in the hole in the window with his head and shoulders and one arm out of the bus and the rest of his body still inside.

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The photo went viral online and many internet users commented that the man crashed into the window because he was not wearing a seat belt.

The authorities told Cctv that while the bus was still under way, the man went to the front of the vehicle and hit the front window. As the driver tried to pull the bus over and hit the brakes, the passenger crashed through the window.

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The authority did not explain why the man had gone to the front of the bus.

The driver called the police who rescued the man from the window and had him taken to hospital, the report said.

The man’s life is not in life danger but he expressed much anger during his hospital treatment, according to the report.

The case is not considered a traffic accident and is still under investigation by the police office.