CLEVELAND (WJW) – A Cleveland Metropolitan School District bus driver has been removed from the streets and is facing discipline to “violate the CMSD Department of Transportation’s rules of work,” learned the FOX 8 I-Team. the race driver left a child seriously injured while getting off his school bus.
Last Thursday, a driver drove around a stopped school bus, hit a 9-year-old girl and took off.
After the girl returned home from the hospital, her mother told the I-Team, the bus driver had stopped on the wrong side of the road before the accident.
The school district said the executive director of transportation found that the bus driver did not follow the correct procedure. The school district did not say which procedure was violated, but the driver will have a disciplinary hearing, “This could result in a recommendation for suspension or dismissal.”
A report shows that the driver told investigators that he had activated the bus lights and extended the stop sign before the accident.
Meanwhile, Cleveland police have obtained some advice, but have made no arrests. They also hope that the DNA or fingerprints of the machine involved can provide clues.
the report shows that the car had been reported stolen.
The boy’s mother says the girl faces months of recovery.
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