Man charged after video shows car driving through yard past waiting school bus

BALLWIN, Mo. (WCMH) – Police in Missouri have arrested a man after a video showed a car using a yard to pass a stopped school bus.

Police say Matthew S. McCloskey, 52, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident, driving with a suspended license and violation of a school bus stop sign, KTVI reported.

McCloskey admitted to driving rhe car, according to police, but he said a ‘mechanical failure’ is to blame.

It happened around 8:25am Wednesday near an elementary school in Ballwin, Missouri. The school district said if kids were coming to the bus from one of the houses, the incident could have been tragic.

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