Drama as drunk driver begs passengers, who narrowly escaped death, to re-enter his bus after he almost collide with trailer

A video of a commercial bus driver pleading with his passengers to re-enter his vehicle after they had alighted following a near-fatal accident has sparked a serious buzz online.

The incident unfolded when the driver, reportedly under the influence of alcohol, narrowly avoided a collision with a trailer on the busy thoroughfare.

Despite averting disaster, the alarming close call prompted all passengers to hastily disembark from the bus, citing concerns for their safety.