Girl dragged 100ft by school bus (video)

Child's backpack got stuck in door

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The terrifying moment a girl was dragged along the road after getting her backpack caught in a school bus door was captured on CCTV.

The child was filmed being pulled around 100ft by the bus after leaving Wilkerson Elementary School in Kentucky, USA.

According to Wave3, the girl, who is just 5 or 6 years old, was getting off the bus when her bag got caught.

Police said the bus driver didn't stop until a motorist sped up to the bus beeping its horn.

Video Captures School Bus Dragging Young Girl

The girl was taken to hospital for treatment.

Neighbour Esther Karschner saw the incident and said: "She was talking and, at the end, she wanted to see her mummy."

The CCTV footage was captured from Tom Carman's home, who told NBC News that he was shocked the driver did not notice the girl.

"It was amazing. I mean, I couldn't believe it. Her bouncing around in that door all the way down the street," he said. "It was bad."

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