“I didn’t think it was that bad, but it just got worse,” she said, “and the bus was definitely on fire. So, I told the kids to just run.”
You can hear the children screaming as the vehicle hits the bus in video released Monday. One of the children was lifted out of her seat from the impact. A focused Richardson can also be heard telling the students to get off the bus.
Richardson, a mother of three, said all she could think of were the students.
“In an event like that, you don’t have a lot of time to work with,” she told Channel 2. “You can only go with what you’re taught (and) do it.”
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