Water rushes onto bus as driver plows through flooded street

Passengers on a public transit bus in Oakland, California, were up to their ankles in water after a driver went right through a flooded intersection on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.
1:46 | 02/15/19

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AC transit bus drivers are never supposed to do what you're seeing right now. Erica joy took this cell phone video on board the bus from Oakland or her job in San Francisco. It shows the driver plowing through several feet of standing water high enough to seep onto the floor of the bus. If for some writers to lift their feet into the air to keep them dry. AC transit officials say it appears the driver broke the rules. No operator with the AC transit is ever instructed to drive through standing water that is absolutely against all procedure and protocol. As well as their nine week training. AC transit is investigating what happened at this flooded intersection at seventh and furnish road and says the driver could be disciplined. We don't expect a bus to drive through stand people. And we don't expect writers to be on buses that are going through standing water. The portion of seventh street running under 880 was closed to all traffic at the southbound 880 autograph because of flooding. Oakland police over the loudspeaker were telling cars not the chance driving through the flooded part of front huge road just north of seventh street. Only big rigs were being allowed through this morning. That doesn't mean every car driver was listening to frustrated officers. What do if you can do about it. What if you can tell your doctor. That driver did not get stuck with the driver of this BMW spilled out in the deep water. The car might still be there if not for a big rig that helped out with the push. Not everyone who challenged the water was in the car or truck Frank White here decided to wade through the water that came higher than his knees and here's why. Are waiting for me did the bar.

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