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08 Feb 2020

Bus driver saves choking girl

A bus firm has praised one of its drivers for coming to the aid of a schoolgirl in Nottinghamshire who was choking on an apple.

Mark Dawson was picking up schoolchildren and other passengers in the Wollaton area of Nottingham when he noticed a girl struggling to breathe.

Mark Dawson
Mark Dawson
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The driver stopped the bus and ran down the aisle to perform ‘back blows’, which successfully dislodged the fruit.

Bus company Nottingham City Transport (NCT) said: ‘Mark’s quick response and intervention is highly commendable.’


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