School bus driver pushes through feet of floodwater with children on board

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Parents and families in an Illinois school district say they're upset after a bus driver was caught on camera driving through feet of floodwater with children onboard. 

WQAD reports Trista Ross was taking a quick video of the flooding outside her house on Wednesday when she saw the the Monmouth-Roseville bus pushing through a flooded intersection. 

"I was like, 'Oh my god, it's going! It's going through!" she said. 

Ross said water was touching the bottom of the stop signs, adding that several drivers tried to get through the intersection and one car was stalled there.

"All the other cars and semis were turning around. The school bus driver was going through it. I just couldn't believe it."

The video was sent to Monmouth-Roseville Superintendent Ed Fletcher who said he was upset over what it showed. He said no students were hurt and water didn't get inside the bus. 

"To be honest with you, the bus driver thought, 'Well I can get through this.' And i never would've come to that conclusion nor would I think many other drivers (would)." 

Fletcher said the situation is being dealt with per school policy.

"Oh stupid," Ross said. "Stupid. I don't even care if you did or didn't have kids. It's stupid to go through it at all. First of all, it's not your bus. And second, it's just a dumb decision."