She and her friends were on their way back home after classes
A girl in Saudi Arabia recently helped save the life of a bus driver by driving the bus herself and averted an accident.
The driver had fainted on the wheel while driving the vehicle, according to a report in Anha online newspaper. Ashwaq Al Shamri acted bravely and drove the bus carefully and took the driver to the nearby hospital. She and her friends were on their way back home after classes in the private bus that was hired to transport them.
The Al Ghazzalah branch of Hail University on Tuesday honoured the girl students who saved the life of the driver.
“The university is keen in providing intensive training to students in carrying out emergency services and first aid. The girl students won accolades from the entire university staff and students as well as the community members,” she added.
The girls said that they had simply fulfilled their humanitarian duty. The driver managed to stop the bus before fainting. The girls gave him first aid and then took him to the hospital, the newspaper reported quoting the girls.