Raw Video: Indiana School Bus Crashes Into Home
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Surveillance video from a school bus in Indiana shows the driver bouncing out of his seat as his bus goes off the road and crashes into a house last month. The driver wasn't wearing his seat belt, and he has resigned from his job. (June 6)


[Location - Date:CARMEL, INDIANA / COURTESY -- CARMEL CITY ATTORNEY -- MAY 23][Source:][VO:][INSERT: Wire Copy][Notes:INFORMATION FROM PATHFIRE]VIDEO RELEASED BY CARMEL CITY ATTORNEYDOUGLAS HANEYSUPERS:--Carmel, INSCRIPT:A Carmel bus driver is seen falling from his seat moments before plowinginto a home in a crash last month.Bus surveillance video released on Wednesday shows the incident the morningof May 23.Driver Dave Thomas, who was not wearing his seat belt at the time, drove off the road slightly as he turned onto Gray Road, which bounced him out of his seat and down the stairs of the bus.Thomas is seen in the video frantically trying to climb back up to thesteering wheel as the bus crashes through trees and a fence before hittingthe attached garage of a home on a nearby cul-de-sac.Thomas suffered minor injuries. No children were on the bus at the time.Thomas, who had driven at bus with the district for 12 years, submitted hisresignation Tuesday, school officials said.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: -------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: NED BARKER---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: CARMEL CITY ATTORNEY-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: BOB MCCALL----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: COURTESY ----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): NONE--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: ABC NEWSONE PATHFIRE