Bus Driver's Dramatic Rescue Of Milwaukee Child Is Captured On Video

Elias Hubbard
January 12, 2019

Video from security cameras on the bus show the toddler walking barefoot down a freeway overpass.

Irena Ivic has seen a lot during her career as a Milwaukee County Transit System driver in Milwaukee, but she was shocked by what she witnessed about 8 a.m. December 22.

Ivic stopped her bus and darted across the busy street to pick up the child, who was crying. She quickly pulled over, and rushed into oncoming traffic to scoop up the child.

Another passenger handed over her coat to help bundle up the infant - and before long, he fell asleep in Ivic's arms, who is shown lightly kissing him on the head. The driver does her best to offer comfort until emergency workers arrive.

"I'm shaking", Ivic said as she held the little boy in her arms at the driver's seat.

Investigators said the girl is less than a year old.

Police say the child had been left outside by his mother who may have been suffering from a mental health crisis.

According to the video shared online, the baby girl is eventually united with her father.

Ivic received a special citation on Thursday.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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