A 4-year-old girl fell out of a moving bus in Harrison, Arkansas. The bus’ back door swung open and a […]
A 4-year-old girl fell out of a moving bus in Harrison, Arkansas.
The bus’ back door swung open and a child rolled out onto the pavement.
The bus continued to drive off without her.
Ryan Ciampoli, a licensed EMT and volunteer firefighter, was driving behind the bus in Harrison, Arkansas.
He quickly came to the young girl’s aid.
“I couldn’t believe it, it was so shocking,” Ciampoli said. “Obviously you want to leave her laying there if she’s not in danger, but we’re in the middle of a state highway,” he explained. “So I couldn’t leave her just laying there.”
He carried her away from the road and checked her vital signs before paramedics came to the scene.
The girl was then rushed to the hospital where doctors determined she had a broken jaw that needs surgery.
The driver of the bus, which belongs to a church, is not expected to face charges.