A city bus driver in Milwaukee is being lauded as a hero after she rescued a young child wandering the streets in just some light clothes and socks in the middle of the night.
Denise Wilson, a driver with the Milwaukee County Transit System, was taking a short break during her shift in the early hours of Jan. 29 when she came across the 5-year-old boy.
“It’s after midnight, so I’m just like, am I really seeing what I’m seeing?” she told ABC affiliate WISN-TV. “He came out of nowhere, out of nowhere. I just happened to look over and heard him crying.”
A surveillance recording from the bus shows Wilson carrying the little boy onto the bus and out of the cold. WISN-TV said the high that morning was 31 degrees; the low, 22 degrees.
“You OK?” she can be heard asking him. “Still …