What the buck? Moment deer bolts through school bus windshield and crashes into sleeping student
- Deer smashed through school bus windshield in Virginia on Thursday morning
- Bus was traveling along Route 13 in Powhatan just after 6am on Thursday
- Deer landed on student who was sleeping in the front seat of the bus
- Video shows bus driver stopping the vehicle and allowing scared deer to exit
A Virginia school bus driver and his students were shocked to see a deer ram through the windshield on Thursday morning.
Surveillance footage showed the four-legged animal smash through the front window of the school bus traveling northward on Route 13 in Powhatan just after 6am on Thursday.
The deer landed in one of the front seats of the bus and onto a student. It then rolled over into the aisle and tried to regain its balance, WRIC-TV reported.
The image above shows a school bus traveling northward on Route 13 in Powhatan, Virginia just after 6am on Thursday
All of a sudden, a deer smashed through the windshield of the bus
The deer (right) came crashing down onto a student who was asleep in the front seat
The driver then stopped the bus and opened the door, allowing the frightened deer to escape unharmed.
Everyone on the bus – including the students and the driver – were in shock at what just took place.
‘Did it land on you?’ a student is heard asking his classmate who was in the front seat when the deer crashed into the bus.
The driver and the students on the bus were startled at the animal’s sudden entry
Finally, the driver stopped the bus and allowed the scared deer to exit the vehicle
‘Yes,’ the student replied. ‘I was trying to sleep.’
The other students burst into laughter.