Saturday, January 15, 2011
The lives of up to 50 bus passengers were unwittingly saved when the driver advised them to get off moments before the blast, the July 7 inquest heard.
George Psradakis’s No.30 was stuck in gridlocked traffic in the aftermath of three Tube explosions.
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He was forced to detour from his route from Marble Arch to Hackney Wick by police cordons, unaware what was causing the disruption.
At Tavistock Square, he followed protocol and told passengers that those whose destinations were nearby might be better off walking.
Just moments later the bus was blown up by 18-year-old suicide bomber Hasib Hussain.
This article was posted: Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 9:28 am