WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

WATCH: Bus Driver Saves Woman From Jumping off Overpass

Stream Fox 17 newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 5 am and News at 9 pm.

BUFFALO, NY.-- A bus driver in Buffalo noticed a woman standing on the edge of an overpass above the Scajaquada Expressway and new he had to help. 

Darnell "Big Country" Barton was driving a bus filled with McKinley High School students when he noticed the woman and decided to help. Barton said he asked her if she "wanted to come on this side of the rail?" The woman responded yes. 

ALSO WATCH: Officer Attacks DUI Suspect

Then Barton sat down with her until police arrived. Barton says he was "supposed to be there for that moment" and says he told her "I'm going to help you through this." 

Upon returning to the bus, the high school students gave Barton just-deserved applause and learned a valuable lesson about helping others. 
Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.