These are the shocking scenes where a London bus ploughs through a parked car which strikes a pedestrian and knocks him into the air. The incident happened at lunchtime Saturday in Beckton, east London.
According to the Metropolitan Police, the man, who was struck by the bus escaped with several broken bones.
The incident happened on the junction of Woolwich Manor Way and the junction of Covelees Wall in E6 at 12.23pm.
CCTV footage showed the man walking inside a Volkswagen Golf which was parked close to the kerb.
Mr Musoke, a former Tube worker and full-time carer for his wife, was rushed to hospital where he remains with a shattered right ankle, a punctured lung and two broken ribs.
His son Ismail Musoke, 28, said today he had “cheated death”.
He said: “It’s really a miracle he is still alive. When you watch it happen like that you can’t believe he survived. I’d really like to thank all the people who helped lift the car.
“My dad told me he was struggling to breathe, gasping for air and they helped save his life. We are all so grateful.”
Mr Musoke, a father of five children aged 14 to 32, left his job as a Tube station assistant to care for his wife Janet, 47, who has dementia.
He is due to have a second operation on his ankle today and his family fear they will struggle to cope as he faces months of rehabilitation.
His daughter Sanyu Musoke, 20, said she may now have to drop out of her media degree at Coventry University to take over as her mother’s carer. She said: “My father is worried about whether he is ever going to be able to walk properly again and how he is going to be able to provide for his family.”
The family want to press charges against the driver who caused the crash. They are also considering suing the bus company for damages.
Witnesses described how the 376 bus had been idling as another car reversed but then “lurched forward” and slammed into the Vauxhall.
Police and Transport for London are investigating the crash.
Hussain Musoke with wife Janet