A Texas bus driver told how he narrowly avoided plowing into a 14-month-old baby girl sitting half-naked in the middle of a busy road, as CCTV footage emerged of the nail-biting incident, Sky News reported Thursday.
Mike Hubbard was on his usual San Antonio bus route just after midnight when he saw something in the road ahead of him.
"I was definitely in shock. From a distance I can't tell exactly what it is," Hubbard told local Texas news station WOAI-TV.
"It looks like a dog, something moving around, I can't really tell what it was. I started slowing down and then I noticed it's a baby in the middle of the street."
"I couldn't tell if he was eating something or not. But, his eyes got real big when he saw the big old bus in front of him."
Hubbard slammed on the brakes, stopping just inches from the baby.
The incident was caught on a CCTV camera on the front of the bus.
In another strange twist, as the shaken driver rushed out to check the baby, its father appeared and simply grabbed her and ran off, without even thanking Hubbard for his quick action.
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