A North Carolina second-grader was left on the side of the road alone after a school bus driver told him he was on the wrong bus and had to get off, WRAL reports.

Lisa McGlohon watched son Brady, 6, get on the bus for school and thought everything was OK.

Instead, the bus driver told Brady he was not on his assigned bus and dropped him back off on the corner by himself — even though the bus was going to the boy's school.

"He is 6 years old and he shouldn't be left alone at any given time,” McGlohon told WRAL.

Though he was scared and crying, the boy went knocking on neighbors' doors looking for help. A neighbor got Brady safely to school, but McGlohon said "I really just don't feel that he [the driver] should be driving a bus.”

School officials told WRAL that they agree with Lisa McGlohon's version of the incident and another bus was not scheduled to come by after Brady was left on the curb. They also said the driver is no longer operating a bus and an investigation is under way.

Since the incident, Lisa McGlohon has been driving Brady to school.

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