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School Bus Crashes Into House in Northwest Dade - UPDATED

Categories: Road Rage
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What are you doing in this house, school bus? School buses don't belong in houses. Go back on the street where you belong, school bus.

Oh, it was all that asshole SUV's fault? You really are a jerk, SUV. Thankfully, you didn't cause any serious injuries to humans, SUV. Updated. 

Yes, yesterday around 3 p.m., a Miami-Dade Public Schools bus crashed into a home at NW 19th Avenue and 45th Street. The wheels on the bus were going 'round and 'round when a driver in a black SUV cruised through a stop sign and crashed into the bus. The bus then rammed into the home.

"I saw the guy," a witness told WSVN about the SUV driver. "The guy was on the phone talking. I just heard them say that he ran the stop sign, and he was talking on the phone, and next thing you know he disappeared."

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via WSVN
The SUV's driver got out of his car and fled on foot. Police are still looking for him.

Luckily, no one on the bus or in the home was injured.

Two special-needs children and two adults, including the driver, walked away without injuries.

Meanwhile, Dominique McDuffie and her 87-year-old grandfather, Coils McDuffie, were in the house.

Dominique had just left her bedroom moments before the bus rammed into its walls. "My grandfather, he actually thought the house exploded," Dominique told WSVN. "I'm like, no, a bus is in the house! I said, 'Lets go. We need to get out.'"

Neither was injured. 

Update: According to CBSMiami, police have arrested 39-year-old Elijah Smith. They believe he was the man behind the wheel of the SUV. He's being charged with leaving the scene of crash with an injury; habitually driving with a suspended license; leaving the scene of an accident with property damage; and having an expired driver's license.  

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Drake Mallard
Drake Mallard

 I missed the bus.. I missed the bus..

I went to bed late but I didn't think late would EFFECT MEEarly came around then late wouldn't LET MEWake up - WAKE UP -so I can get dressedI guess my body was mad 'cause I gave it no restAnd when I finally did awake it was a quarter to 8:00Jumped in the shower and I know I was lateStepped out put on my jeans and my uni'And said to myself if I miss school I'm ruinedBut I ran down hill and I RUSHED RUSHEDI ran down the hill TRYIN TO CATCH THE BUSNow I'm hopin to myself everything is coolStandin on my block like a fool

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