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Bus Driver Continues With 5 Year Old Caught In Doors

(BRANT COUNTY, ON) – One person is facing charges following an investigation where a bus was driven a short distance with a child caught in its doors.

On Tuesday November 1, 2022, at approximately 3:56 p.m., Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a police assist call in Mount Pleasant, Brant County.

It was determined a five-year-old child was attempting to get off a school bus when the doors closed, trapping part of the child’s body. The bus travelled 15-20 feet with the child’s legs dangling outside the bus before it stopped. It was reported the child suffered minor injuries.

A 64-year-old from Brant County was issued a Provincial Offence Notice for Careless Driving.