Milwaukee bus driver Irena Ivic rescue of a child wandering alone.
Newly launched video reveals the dramatic rescue of a child wandering alone by the streets of Milwaukee with no footwear.
A Milwaukee County Transit Service bus driver named Irena Ivic noticed the toddler strolling alone, sporting a crimson onesie and a diaper in ”freezing temperatures” alongside her route on Dec. 22, in keeping with a information launch from the transit authority. Video of the rescue was launched Thursday.
A glance of concern covers Ivic’s face within the video when she first sees the toddler meandering alongside the sidewalk of the freeway overpass close to 4th and Mitchell streets.
Ivic could be seen within the video stopping her bus, operating throughout a avenue, choosing the infant up and bringing him again into the bus.
“I’m shaking,” one passenger could be heard saying within the video.
Authorities have since realized that the infant is lower than a yr outdated, in keeping with the discharge. Police mentioned the boy’s mom, who might have been affected by psychological well being points, left the boy exterior, and that the infant was positioned along with his father after the rescue, in keeping with WITI.
Neither the boy’s, nor his dad and mom’ identities have been launched by authorities.
The boy Ivic rescued “is the ninth misplaced or lacking baby discovered by MCTS Drivers in recent times,” the discharge states.
Because the bus sat ready for police and EMS responders to reach, one passenger walked as much as Ivic as she held the infant within the driver’s seat. The passenger could be seen within the video giving up her coat and wrapping the infant in it.
When authorities arrived on the scene, the infant boy was quick asleep in Ivic’s arms and the passenger’s coat.