Beijing A bus fell from a bridge to the Yangtze River in China, after a passenger had quarreled with the driver because he had missed the stop. A video that captured that precise moment was shared in Youtube. All 15 people on board are presumed dead.
The surveillance video was released by the Chongqing City Police on their Weibo social network account, and then uploaded to the platform Youtube, It shows the driver and the passenger arguing and struggling shortly before the bus veers into the opposite lane and then leaves the bridge on Sunday morning.
Many buses in China They have surveillance cameras.
A statement from Wanzhou District Police said the 48-year-old passenger asked the driver to stop immediately after not stopping at his stop, but he ignored her. She went to the driver and scolded him. The driver turned his head back several times as he argued.
In the video of Youtube It is observed that the passenger hits the driver on the head with his cell phone. The driver released the steering wheel and gave her a swipe, grabbing her arm when she hit him again. Then he turned sharply to the left, causing the bus to get out of control. These facts were also detailed in the statement.
Chongqing police also posted a videotape recorded from a nearby car, showing the bus crashing into another vehicle, ramming the railing and falling into the Yangtze, one of the largest rivers in southwestern China. China.
The Wanzhou police statement said that the behavior of the driver and passenger seriously endangered public safety and violated the law.
Lifeguards took the bus from the river on Wednesday. 13 bodies have been found, two people are still missing, said the official Xinhua news agency.