Bus Driver Left Special Needs Students on a Bus

September 07, 2018 - 4:57 am

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Police in Connecticut have charged a school bus driver who they say left two special needs students on a bus.
Authorities say the driver left the two Wilbur Cross High School students on a bus Thursday.

Police responded after one of the 17-year-old students called a parent. The students weren't injured.
New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell says the driver told officers she forgot the students were on the bus. 
The driver, identified as 53-year-old Marilena Monroy, has been charged with risk of injury and reckless endangerment.
New Haven Public Schools COO Will Clark said in a statement that leaving a bus with students on it ``is an unacceptable breach of training and protocol.''

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