Bus driver helps woman who tripped onto road

A general picture of a First Eastern Counties Red Line bus in Norwich. Picture First Eastern Countie

A general picture of a First Eastern Counties Red Line bus in Norwich. Picture First Eastern Counties - Credit: First Eastern Counties

A bus driver stopped to help a woman who tripped into a residential street.

The incident happened on Spinney Road, Norwich, close to Thorpe St Andrew Sixth Form, at around 10am this morning.

A First Eastern Counties buses spokesman said a woman tripped off the kerb onto the road close to a Red Line bus, but was not injured by the vehicle.

He said: 'The driver was about 30 yards away. He helped the woman, along with another pedestrian.'

The spokesman added that the woman did not receive serious injuries.


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He rang the East of England Ambulance Service Trust for assistance, but no other emergency services.

It is not yet known if the woman was treated or taken to hospital.

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The spokesman said no main bus services were affected because of the incident.

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