LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) – A bizarre incident involving a Lauderdale County substitute school bus driver who authorities said made an entire busload of students get off the bus at a gas station is under investigation.
Lauderdale County Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun told Newscenter 11 the school bus driver told the children to all get off the bus at the Causeyville Chevron. The incident happened on the after-school bus route Monday.
The students attend school at Clarkdale.
Lauderdale County School Superintendent, Dr. John-Mark Cain, sent Newscenter 11 a statement Monday evening:
“The Lauderdale County School District became aware of an unplanned bus stop this afternoon by a substitute bus driver in the Clarkdale community. We are investigating the matter as to why or how this happened in accordance with our policies and procedures. The Lauderdale Count