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VIDEO: Car nearly hits Brooklyn school children as driver jumps curb to get around school buses

Posted at 4:45 AM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-22 04:45:38-05

NEW YORK — (NBC) - A Brooklyn driver apparently grew impatient with traffic and attempted to go around school buses by driving on the sidewalk, almost hitting young children Wednesday morning.

Surveillance video shows the driver steering onto the sidewalk around a line of school buses parked in front of a school.

A group of children is exiting a school bus when the driver comes upon them on the sidewalk, nearly hitting them.

Dov Hikind, a former New York state assemblyman from Brooklyn, released the video to police with a complaint of reckless endangerment.

Police are investigating the incident,and reported that they have recovered a vehicle in connection to the investigation.

No arrests have been made in the case.

Courtesy of NBC News Channel