Ticket to snooze

5th September 1997 at 01:00
A five-year-old girl found herself locked for more than an hour in a school bus in an empty garage after falling asleep on her way home.

Samantha Lester's parents became frantic after the bus failed to stop outside their home in Cosby, Leicestershire. They tried the depot after Samantha's school told them she had left on the bus. The driver had failed to spot the sleeping girl as he parked at the end of his shift.

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