13-Year-Old Drives School Bus To Safety After Driver Passes Out

A middle school student is being credited with saving a school bus full of kids after he drove the bus to safety after the driver passed out behind the wheel, Q13 Fox reports.

MILTON, Wash. –  A middle school student is being credited with saving a school bus full of kids after he drove the bus to safety after the driver passed out behind the wheel, Q13 Fox reports.

Surveillance footage shows 13-year-old Jeremy Wuitschick noticed the driver passing out, raced out of his seat and grabbed the wheel as the bus swerved onto the sidewalk. He was able to bring the bus to a stop and take the keys out of the ignition.

"Everyone was asking questions,” Jeremy said. “'Whoa there's a bus over there what did you do Jeremy?' I was just like 'Well I just drove the bus to the side.' Everyone is excited about that!”

A school administrator drove by minutes later, stopped and performed CPR on the driver, who appeared to have suffered some sort of medical condition. Authorities have not released his name or his condition.