Moment Primary School Teacher Crossing Road Is Hit By Bus

Story BySibel AbdiuSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

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This dramatic dash cam footage shows the moment a bus ploughs into a primary school teacher after she steps in front of the vehicle as she crosses the road.

The incident happened after 37-year-old primary school teacher Aysel Akin had got off a minibus in the Yalova province in north-western Turkey.

In the video, a bus driver can be seen making their down a country lane when Akin suddenly runs out into the road from behind the minibus she had just got off.

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She comes to a halt but the driver has no room to brake and crashes into her.

Footage from the bus she was travelling in shows her getting off the vehicle and running behind it. The other bus can be seen crashing into her and passengers then get off to try and help her.

Local media report she was dragged for several metres by the bus and she was taken to Yalova State Hospital in an ambulance after hitting her head.

She was found to have suffered internal bleeding and was kept in intensive care for two days before succumbing to her injuries.

After she was declared dead, her students, aged nine and ten, were said to be very upset, with one of them named Ibrahim Ugur telling reporters: “I heard about the accident, when I found out she was dead I went to my room and cried.”

Ugur said the teacher had planned to take the students to the cinema on the day of the accident.

Sibel Abdiu

I have worked as a correspondent covering news from Turkey and Albania for several years now.

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