She called 911 when the driver had a medical emergency
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (Nov. 14, 3:17 p.m.): The 9-year-old California City girl who is being called a hero after saving her bus driver is Addison Hutchinson.
Hutchinson is Little Miss Antelope Valley 2017.
A California City 9-year-old is being called a hero after she called 911 when her bus driver suddenly became ill and slumped over the wheel.
The bus was making its final stop on its route and had only a few students inside when the Mojave Unified School student noticed something was wrong.
The 4th grader ran home from the bus and called emergency personnel on a cell phone. She then ran back to the bus and stayed with the bus driver until they were located.
The driver was taken to a local hospital for a non life-threatening illness.
UPDATE (January 19, 2018 3:12 p.m.): All lanes on Highway 166 are currently closed at Highway 33 due to the crash, according to Caltrans.
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