A person driving a car in Boro Park recklessly swerved onto the sidewalk this morning, nearly striking a line of young children getting off a bus to go into their yeshivah.
Video of the frightening incident shows a driver abruptly turning onto the sidewalk on 53rd Street between 18th and 19th avenues at about 10 o’clock this morning.
It stopped at the place where children where getting off a bus to go into Yeshivah Imrei Chaim of Vizhnitz, but immediately began inching forward, confusing the children. Several darted across while other held back.
The rebbi, who appeared shocked to see a car on the sidewalk, attempting to hold back his charges, but at least two of the students went anyhow. The car then sped down the street to the corner, where he made a right turn and merged back into road traffic.