Viral video sparks outrage in parents
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —
A video that was posted early Thursday morning has gone viral and it is allegedly showing something that has many parents outraged.
It shows a bus driver allegedly smoking on a school bus while students are on it.
At one point, the video shows the driver opening the doors to allegedly throw the cigarette outside of them.
In the video, it mentioned the bus being across from Springfield High School.
The bus company, First Student, responded to our request for comment and provided us with the following statement.
“The incident is under review, and the driver has been removed from service pending the outcome of the investigation.”
District 186 also responded to our requests for comment about the situation.
They said they have seen the video and were in communication with First Student as that is the company contracted for their school buses.
The District said they are working with First Student to learn more about the situation and make sure it is corrected.