Nine-year-old falls off school bus

FUJAIRAH — A student named Abdullah Mohammad Al Khal (9-year-old), who is a student of Islamic Scientific Academy fell out of the school bus a few metres away from his home, after the bus door suddenly opened.

By Salah Al Debarky

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Published: Thu 16 Mar 2006, 10:13 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:30 PM

The kid suffered bruises and scratches. He was transferred to the hospital, where doctors decided to keep him 24 hours for observation.

The student, who was on his way back home in Al Faseel area coming from school, was standing by the bus door when it suddenly opened a few meters away from his house, making him fall out of the bus.

The boy was then transferred to the emergency section in Fujairah Hospital, where he underwent an x-ray that assured his safety, but the doctors decided to keep him under observation for 24 hours. The police arrested the bus driver who claimed that the door opened on its own, as a result of malfunction.

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