Driver seen on video speeding around bus is arrested

BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say a man has been arrested after a video
showed him speeding through a yard and around a school bus that had its
stop-sign arm extended as children boarded the bus near a suburban St. Louis
elementary school.KSDK-TV reports police say the 52-year-old man blamed a mechanical failure for swerving around a car that was stopped for the bus Wednesday morning in Ballwin. The driver then is seen going up on a sidewalk and around the bus on video the Parkway Schools posted on Facebook.

The motorist was released from custody on traffic summonses, and the case was forwarded to the prosecutor's office. The district said on Facebook if students had been headed to the bus from nearby house, ``it could have been tragic.''

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