A school bus driver who transported special needs students was arrested and charged with kicking an autistic girl off her school bus, WPTV reports.
The unnamed girl fell and broke her ankle after she was kicked in the back by bus driver Stephanie Wilkerson, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
The girl allegedly slapped Wilkerson in the face and refused to step off the bus.
Wilkerson was arrested and charged with child abuse. The Hillsborough County School District suspended her without pay following the October 2012 incident. Watch the video of the incident below.