Horrifying moment pensioner gets dragged under the wheels of a bus after driver left the stop with him desperately hanging onto the doors

Mail Online | 5/16/2018 | Kelsey Cheng For Mailonline
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This the shocking moment an elderly man was dragged under a moving bus after he failed to hold the doors open with his umbrella in east China.

A devastated family member claiming to be the man's granddaughter is appealing for justice following the accident involving her 81-year-old grandfather and the unruly bus driver in Zhejiang province.

Result - Man - Leg - Granddaughter - Months

As a result, the man was hospitalised after sustaining a fractured leg, according to his granddaughter. In an update three months later on May 14, the granddaughter said her beloved grandfather had passed away.

She first posted a video of the incident on Twitter-like Weibo in April, showing her grandfather slowly trying to board the local No.4 bus that travels along Qingfeng Road North on February 15 at about 10:51am.

Video - Driver - Doors - Man

The shocking video then shows the driver closing the doors without waiting for the man to get on.

Frustrated, the elderly man then slipped his umbrella between the doors in an attempt to hold them open.

Driver - Doors - Man - Umbrella - Doors

However, the oblivious driver did not re-open the doors and started to take off - with the man's umbrella still wedged between the doors.

The elderly man refused to let go of his umbrella and lost his balance - he fell on the ground and was run over by the rear wheels of the bus.

Weibo - Post - Monday - Granddaughter - Family

In an updated Weibo post on Monday, the granddaughter said the family lost an...
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