School bus driver arrested for letting kids take the wheel
PORTER COUNTY, Ind. - Parents at an Indiana school are outraged after shocking video was shared of a school bus driver who is accused of letting students get behind the wheel.
The Porter County Sheriff's Office says the bus driver, seen on video, has been fired by the bus company.
Just days after the video was released, authorities say they're still investigating.
In the video, the driver, identified as 27-year-old Joandrea McAtee, can be seen standing next to a child who appears to be driving.
Deputies say McAtee allowed three students to take turns driving a short distance after school was let out.
The youngest student was just 11 years old.
Deputies launched an investigation after a parent contacted the school's resource officer.
McAtee was arrested the next day and charged with neglect of a dependent, a felony.
At last check she was being held in the Porter County Jail.
The video was posted to social media and has already been shared thousands of times.