SCAT Bus Drags 4-year-old

COCOA, Florida — The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a Space Coast Area Transit bus dragged a 4-year-old Rockledge boy approximately 3 feet on Clearlake Road in Cocoa at 8:35 a.m. today.

A Space Coast Area Transit bus was picking up passengers from a bus stop located on SR-501 (Clearlake Rd), just south of Highland Ct.  As the child attempted to enter the bus, the driver closed the door – catching the child’s foot.  The driver not see the child and started to pull away.
 
Brevard County Fire Rescue responded; the child was treated for minor injuries and was not transported.  The driver of the bus was charged with Failure to use Due Care.