impatient new york motorist nearly mows down schoolchildren

Impatient New York motorist nearly mows down schoolchildren


Driver impatience on New York City streets at times knows no limits. In one case, it meant flooring the gas pedal and nearly mowing down a group of Brooklyn schoolchildren.

A motorist stuck behind a stopped school bus earlier this week drove onto a sidewalk, startling the frightened children who scattered out of the way.

A video camera on the Brooklyn street captured the incident Thursday outside a yeshiva in the Borough Park neighborhood.

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who represents Borough Park, told WABC -TV that passing the school bus could have resulted in the driver committing murder.

He says he hopes the video footage showing the car’s license plate will lead to an arrest.