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Unicyclist saved after crowd lifted a double decker bus off him wakes up after multiple surgeries

The video shows a crowd of people lifting the bus off the injured man Credit: Youtube/ Zafer Sari

A unicyclist who was pulled from under a bus by 100 bystanders is awake after undergoing multiple surgeries.

The 55-year-old man was in collision with the number 212 bus on Thursday evening on Hoe Street in Walthamstow.

His daughter said he has been awake and speaking but will have to undergo yet another surgery later today.

He has a broken leg.

She said her father has been riding a unicycle for years and it is only because he is such a strong character that he has dealt with the incident so well.

Witnesses described people running from nearby restaurants to try and lift the bus from on top of the injured man. He is being treated at a hospital in East London.


Watch as 100 people lift a bus off a trapped unicyclist

Incredible video has emerged of 100 people rushing to rescue a unicyclist trapped under a bus in Walthamstow yesterday.

The video shows a crowd of people lifting the bus up Credit: Youtube/ Zafer Sari

Video posted by an eyewitness shows a huge crowd of people rushing towards the man. They then work together to lift the bus from on top of him to try and free him from underneath the wheels.

The huge double-decker bus can then be seen rocking backwards as the crowd pushes it to get the man out.

The man was taken to hospital after the accident and is now in a serious but stable condition.

Uniyclist stable after 100 bystanders lift bus off him

A unicyclist is in a serious but stable condition in hospital this morning after 100 bystanders helped to pull him from underneath a bus.

The man was trapped under the bus after the accident
Around a hundred people went to try and help the man

The 55-year-old man collided with the number 212 bus yesterday evening on Hoe Street in Walthamstow.

Witnesses described people running from nearby restaurants to try and lift the bus from on top of the injured man. He is being treated at a hospital in East London.

The man is in hospital with serious injuries

Eyewitnesses lift bus off injured cyclist

Emergency services on the scene following the collision Credit: @jollyjourno/Twitter

A male cyclist is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision with a bus in Walthamstow.

An eyewitness told ITV news up to 100 people had helped lift the bus off the injured rider following the incident on Hoe Street just before 6pm.

The 212 bus stopped at the scene. No one has been arrested.


Man admits murdering woman in front of a young child

A man faces being jailed for life after he admitted murdering a 26-year-old woman in front of a young child.

Hatherley Road, Walthamstow Credit: Google Street View

Leighann Duffy was stabbed in the arm and neck at a home in Hatherley Road, Walthamstow, on 1 September last year.

She died in hospital two days later. A six-year-old child also suffered minor injures in the attack, but did not need hospital treatment.

Lloyd Byfield, admitted murder at a brief hearing at the Old Bailey.

At the time of the murder, Detective Chief Inspector Glen Lloyd said police were investigating a motive but it was believed the victim knew her attacker.

Waltham Forest police warn of 'misleading rumours' as they investigate racist incidents

Police in Waltham Forest are investigating two incidents where Asian women had confrontations with white men in the borough. But they have said their investigation is being complicated because of 'misleading' stories circulating on social media.

Police believe the two incidents are not linked. Both happened in the same area near Boundary Road. On the 5th of December, a woman was pushed to the ground by a white male. Five days later, another woman was racially abused by three white men. However, police are concerned that comments on social media could bring people to the area and inflame the situation.

No arrests have been made and police say they are working with local community groups to reassure residents.

Woman stabbed and killed in Walthamstow

A murder investigation has now been launched after a woman died following an attack in Walthamstow. Police were called to a property on Hatherley Road on Monday 1st September.

Officers found a 26-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds to her arm and neck. The woman was taken to an East London hospital where she subsequently died earlier this afternoon.

Detecives say her next of kin are aware and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

A six-year-old child at the address received treatment at the scene for a minor injury and did not attend hospital.

No arrests have been made. Enquires are ongoing.

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