Shocking moment boy is thrown out of car when he collides with bus and then narrowly escapes
- A child survived with only minor injuries after being thrown from a car that crashed into a bus in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- He slipped along the wheels of the bus and nearly ran away after the accident
- The bonnet of the car caught fire and the driver apparently jumped the red light
- It is believed that none of the other passengers in the bus or the car were hurt.
A five-year-old boy survived with minor injuries when he was thrown out of the car during the collision and then nearly crushed by a bus.
Horrific footage in Itatiba, So Paulo shows the child being driven into the street when the car he was traveling in collided with the bus, Brazil.
Then the boy slipped on the road next to the bus, narrowly avoiding going under its wheels.
CCTV footage from the city center captured the dramatic incident on 12 October.
in the video, The bus accelerates down the main road as a gray car suddenly turns from the right and crashes into it.
The bonnet of the car was damaged and as the bus proceeded, it started roaming on the road.
A five-year-old boy running to pick up a woman after an accident in Sao Paulo, Brazil escaped with only minor injuries
The young child only narrowly escapes being caught under the wheels of the bus as he continues to move
A young child was thrown out of the car and could be seen falling dangerously near the wheels of the bus as it continued to move.
The boy kept sliding along the side of the road along with the bus, narrowly avoiding getting trapped under it.
After the bus finally left, he rolled over and sat down, running towards a terrified woman who had gotten out of the car whose bonnet was on fire.
The woman picked up the young man and took him to the side of the road, where she checked for injuries as another young woman and child got out of the car.
The boy was taken to a local hospital where, at the time of reporting, he was said to be under observation and was doing well.
Five-year-old child slips and stands on road and is nearly crushed by bus
It is not clear whether he was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
Two adults and two other children were in the car and there were 25 passengers on the bus at the time.
Police said none of the passengers on the bus were injured and it appeared that other occupants of the car also escaped unhurt.
The bonnet of the car caught fire as the occupants came out to see the young man after the accident
According to the bus driver, the accident happened after the car driver jumped a red light.
When he refused to take a breath analyzer test, the driver was tested to see if he was drunk at the time of the accident at the hospital.
The car was confiscated after the vehicle’s license expired.
Police is continuing the investigation.