Michael Henderson: "obviously we're worried. He hasn't had any food. Nothing to drink in 5 hours. He was just left on the bus."
Michael Henderson says his 32-year old nephew Barry Mcnabb , who is autistic and can't talk, was five hours late to his program today at the "Arc of Camden County." Henderson says Mcnabb was just dropped off in the parking lot when he arrived
Michael Henderson. "When he walked in there at 1 o'clock they didn't see an escort. They were like whoa....what happened?"
The director of the program he says subsequently called him and Mcnabb was rushed to our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. Henderson says he soon learned his nephew sat buckled in his seat sleeping in the back of the bus all morning while the driver picked up and dropped off passengers.
Michael Henderson: "If she had walked the bus at the stop she would have seen him and got him off there."
The bus company Senhan Transit is managed by senior citizens united community services. Stephen Considine the CEO offered us this statement:
"The client was with the driver during the entire time as she was making her other passenger pickups. We regret that the incident occurred and the agency will continue its investigation into the matter. We will implement additional training and review policies and procedures to ensure the continued safety of our clients."
Mcnabb's family says changes in policy and procedures can't come soon enough because this ordeal could have ended a lot worse.
Roney Perez: "isn't there a checklist to see whose coming on and off the bus? I don't understand this."
A South Jersey veteran and his wife responded to bedtime fears with a new book called "Goodbye Monsters," and it comes with a protector!
We stay unsettled through the first half of Saturday. Cooler air moves in late weekend with a nice stretch of weather beginning Sunday.
There may be some showers around tonight as we stay mostly cloudy and humid. Clouds hang on Saturday with some early rain but it'll turn much cooler and less humid throughout the day. High temperatures will only be in the low to mid 70s.
The sun returns for the second half of the weekend with a breezy and nice Sunday. Temperatures slowly warm next week as we enjoy days of sunshine and pleasant late summer weather.
Expectant mothers, think it's OK to eat canned tuna? Well, think again! Dr. Mike explains why it may actually be more dangerous than fresh fish.
The Obama administration insists it doesn't want to get drawn into more fighting in the Middle East. But the sheer brutality of ISIS may leave it no choice.
Mayor Michael Nutter says the city is already planning a celebration to honor the Dragons in the near future.
Crews are at the scene of a fire that started just before 4 a.m. Friday and reached two alarms before being placed under control.