Trucker Almost Hits Child/Identified 04 Jun 14

The State Patrol has identified the driver of a semi that passed a school bus with its lights flashing on the right shoulder as a sixth-grader was waiting to board.

Lieutenant Eric Roeske says that if the girl had not been standing in her driveway and away from the roadway the incident might have ended in tragedy.

MNN reports the incident happened Friday morning on Highway 23 between New London and Paynesville and the video is posted on YouTube.

No further information has been released about the driver of the truck.  

Click here to see the YouTube video.