Bus driver accused of leaving toddler on bus

April 12, 2012 12:50:04 PM PDT
A school bus driver is under arrest accused of leaving a 2-year-old girl alone on a bus.

The driver, Ana Garcia, and charged with failure to exercise control of a minor.

Police say a total of 5 kids were on the bus this morning to be dropped off at Kathy's Day Care in Queens. Four of the 5 kids got off the bus while the toddler stayed on.

Garcia went back to her house and went inside when a Con-Ed worker saw the child on the bus and called police.

The child was removed from the bus by authorities after they broke a window to reach the child. Police believe the child was by herself on the bus for 15 minutes.

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