London pedestrians lift bus to free trapped unicyclist (video)

The incident took place in Walthamstow at around 6pm on the evening of May 28

Photo: YouTube (Zafer Sari)

A large crowd of pedestrians managed to move a bus several feet across a London road in an effort to save the life of a man caught underneath it.

The man had been struck by the number 212 bus, which crushed his legs and unicycle under its wheel.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.