7th Grade Boy Saves Bus Driver and Students

By Kate Striker Apr 28, 2023

A boy from Michigan saved both the bus driver and all of his schoolmates when he sprung into action after noticing his bus driver passed out.

Quick Thinking 7th Grader Saves The Day!

A Michigan seventh grader is being hailed as a hero after he helped to save a school bus driver and other students during a medical emergency.

The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon in Warren, Michigan, a city located about 20 miles north of Detroit.

The student, Dillon Reeves, noticed that the driver of the school bus he was riding in was in distress and quickly jumped into action.

Dillon rushed to the front of the bus to check on the driver, who had become lightheaded and lost consciousness while driving, and managed to bring the bus to a stop without incident.

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According to a statement shared on Facebook by Warren Consolidated School District Superintendent Robert D. Livernois, Dillon’s quick thinking helped to prevent a potentially dangerous situation.

The incident was captured on video, which shows the driver radioing for help before passing out. Dillon then rushes to the front of the bus where the driver is and puts his foot on the brake before instructing his fellow schoolmates to call 911.

Dillon’s parents, Ireta and Steve Reeves, expressed their pride in their son’s actions. The Warren Consolidated School District also commended Dillon for his bravery and quick thinking.

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The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of being prepared for emergencies, even in seemingly routine situations like riding on a school bus.

Dillon’s actions highlight the critical role that bystanders can play in responding to medical emergencies and potentially saving lives.

The school district has not provided any further updates on the condition of the bus driver or any of the students who were on the bus at the time of the incident.

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