Boy Misses First Day Of Kindergarten, Sits On Hot, Empty Bus For 4 Hours
BIRDSBORO, Pa. (CBS) — Michelle Oquendo is holding her son Prince a little tighter after a scary bus mishap, on what was supposed to be his first day of kindergarten.
“He was so excited. So excited,” said Oquendo. I have pictures of him. He was ready to go.”
The 5-year-old ended up spending four and a half hours alone on the school bus in 85-degree temperatures after his bus driver neglected to drop him off at Monocacy Elementary Center.
“I cried myself to sleep,” Prince said. No one knew he was still on the bus until Oquendo called the school when the bus did not drop him off at noon. New Rhoads Transportation staff then checked the bus, which was sitting in the company lot. – READ MORE