US News Putney Bridge Jogger: Bus Driver 'Just Doing His Job' When He Swerved To Avoid Her

02:50  11 august  2017
02:50  11 august  2017 Source:   Huffington Post UK

Near miss as woman 'pushed' into path of bus

  Near miss as woman 'pushed' into path of bus CCTV footage has captured the moment a jogger appears to push a woman into the path of an oncoming bus in London. The 33-year-old victim was walking across Putney Bridge when the runner knocked her into the road.A double-decker bus narrowly avoided hitting her - and seconds later, passengers disembarked and rushed to her aid. © Other Police want anyone who recognises this jogger to get in touch The jogger made his way back across the bridge about 15 minutes later, and although the victim tried to speak to him about what happened, he did not acknowledge her and carried on running.

The woman was walking across Putney Bridge when the runner barged into her , sending her sprawling onto the ground and into a bus lane. Her head dangles perilously close to the front of an oncoming bus , which manages to swerve at the last minute and just avoid her .

THE hero bus driver who swerved to avoid a woman after she was shoved into his path by the “ Putney Pusher” says he was “ just doing his job ”. The jogger continued running along the bridge and did not stop to help the woman. Scotland Yard said they had made enquiries at an address in

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of GBH in connection with the 'Putney pusher' incident © Provided by Huffington Post Police have arrested a man on suspicion of GBH in connection with the 'Putney pusher' incident

The bus driver who swerved to avoid seriously injuring a woman shoved in its path by a jogger has said he was “just doing his job”.

Police released the shocking footage this week of the incident in May that shows the woman walk across Putney Bridge in May and get shoved into the road and the path of the bus by a jogger who simply keeps running.

Police say she was put in “extreme danger” by the jogger’s actions, crediting the bus driver’s lightning-fast reactions with saving her from serious harm. 

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A HERO bus driver whose quick-thinking saved a woman shoved in the path of his double decker by the Putney Pusher was praised by his proud colleagues today. The driver ’s last-minute swerve “without a shadow of a doubt” saved the 33-year-old’s life as she was pushed to the ground just

The bus swerved at the last minute, potentially saving the woman's life Do you know this jogger ? Contact Liz.Dunphy@mailonline.co.uk / 02036152563 The woman was walking across Putney Bridge when the runner barged into her , sending her

Despite falling head-first into the busy road, she was left with only minor injuries. 

The bus stopped and some passengers got off and rushed to her aid.  

A sequence of pictures taken on CCTV shows what happened © Provided by Huffington Post A sequence of pictures taken on CCTV shows what happened

A spokesperson from Go Ahead London, who employ the driver, told 5 News: “The driver commented that he is pleased to have been a hero, he was just doing his job.

“He is pleased to have been able to react the way he did and that there was no serious injury to the lady.”

Police on Thursday apprehended a 41-year-old man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following enquiries at an address in Chelsea.

The man was taken to a south London police station.

The arrest comes after police launched a major appeal to find the jogger involved, whom the public dubbed the “Putney Pusher”.

According to police, the jogger came back the other way across the bridge around 15 minutes later but ignored the victim’s attempts to speak with him. 

Police continue to appeal for any witnesses to the incident and ask that anyone with information call Putney Safer Neighbourhood Team on 020 8785 8874 or 101 or tweet @MetCC.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.  


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