A Milwaukee bus driver is being hailed a hero after saving a wandering baby boy from roaming the treacherous city streets in freezing cold weather.
Irena Ivic, [an] on-duty driver for the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS), spotted the unsupervised little boy running the sidewalks at 8 a.m., wearing nothing but a onesie. The shoeless child was less than a year old.
Surveillance footage shows the bus driver’s view of the child as he ran down the sidewalk and across a freeway overpass.
Completely shook by the sight, Ivic knew she had to stop the bus to save the helpless little one who was sure to die in the below-freezing temperatures, if not first by oncoming traffic.
Ivic quickly shifted the bus into park and ran across the street to scoop up the boy.
“Oh my God, I’m shaking,” she said as she brought him onto the bus, to the surprise of her passengers.