01 Jul '11, 7am

Python scares SBS bus driver, forces evacuation | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Python scares SBS bus driver, forces evacuation | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

A snake was found onboard SBS bus service 12 on Wednesday. (Yahoo! file photo) A half metre-long python surfaced on an SBS bus on Wednesday evening, lingering at the front and scaring its driver into evacuating his passengers. The bus on service 12 was headed toward Pasir Ris interchange when the snake appeared near the coin deposit box, reported Lianhe Wanbao. Witnesses told the paper that the bus driver initially seemed quite calm, and continued driving for a while. The reptile slithered closer to him, however, and unnerved the driver enough to eventually cry out, "I don't dare to drive!" University undergraduate Vanessa Tan, 22, who observed the incident, said the driver then called the SBS headquarters on the phone in a panic. "He sounded stressed and spoke loudly. He must have been very frightened," she said. "The passengers who didn't know what was going on even thou...

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