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10-Year-old from the Bus dragged

On Friday, 8. February, rose to a 10-year-old J. T.* at the stop capture the street in Zurich-Affoltern from the Bus. When he saw a woman on the vehicle of the Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich (VBZ) to the race, he expressed, according to "20 minutes"the button and stretched his foot in the door, but they closed and trapped his leg.

The bus driver did not notice anything and along dragged the fifth-graders about 100 meters of the road. "A motorist has honked the horn, and so probably the driver on my child's attention", says the mother, "20 minutes". She wants to press charges, and in order to prevent such things happening again.

she believes that the Schulthek and his thick winter jacket would have saved the boy from an even worse fate. "Nevertheless, he has suffered at the whole body bruises, and his Tailbone hurt him very much."

VBZ regrets incident

the city of Zurich police Department has been aware of the incident. Investigation would run. The VBZ regret this incident very much as it means to question: "Since the cause of the accident and the accident is still the subject of ongoing investigations, there is currently no further information is available," says VBZ spokeswoman Daniela Tobler. Also, you could take the possible consequences for the driver. The mother of the injured boy had been properly from the VBZ-too bad service is contacted, the necessary Accident report trigger.

explains How to Tobler, the Monitoring of the doors, light barriers and clamping protection. In the area where the light barrier is installed, it will be perceived all the movements and objects: "The equipment is not outdated and will work in the normal case properly." In front of the exit to the buses door control are held on a daily basis. How could it still be the accident, is unclear: "The vehicle is now being examined carefully."

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Created: 18.02.2019, 08:52 PM

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