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Officials suspend city driver videotaped driving erratically, yelling at students

Viewers shared video of this woman in a city of Jacksonville vehicle driving on a sidewalk and yelling at students on a school bus. News4Jax has blurred her face until she can be identified.
Viewers shared video of this woman in a city of Jacksonville vehicle driving on a sidewalk and yelling at students on a school bus. News4Jax has blurred her face until she can be identified. (Shared on Facebook)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – City officials are investigating after multiple News4Jax viewers shared videos of a woman driving a marked city of Jacksonville car seen driving erratically around a stopped school bus, including on a sidewalk, then appearing to yell at students aboard the bus.

It’s unclear when the video was taken or where it was shot. Both videos appear to be shot by people inside the bus.

After sharing the video with the city on Saturday morning, administrators told News4Jax they were trying to identify the driver to address the behavior. A spokesperson later said the employee was identified and suspended pending further investigation.

“Obviously, based on what we see in the video, this employee’s behavior is unsafe, unprofessional and entirely unacceptable. We are looking into this event and will take appropriate action once we have all the facts,” said Brian Hughes, chief administrative officer for Mayor Lenny Curry.

A city spokesperson could not release the employee’s name.