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School bus stuck in flooded street in Elm Grove

Elm Grove Police say Pilgrim Parkway is closed due to flooding.



RESCUED FROM THEIR SCHOOL BUS. >> THE SITUATION COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE IN ELM GROVE. POLICE HAD TO RESCUE STUDENTS OUTSIDE OF AN EMERGENCY EXIT. JUST PART OF THE WIDESPREAD FLOODING ACROSS SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN. A SHOCKING SCENE AT DROPOFF IN ELM GROVE MONDAY MORNING. A STREET UNDER WATER, A SCHOOL BUS PARTIALLY SUBMERGED. >> IT TILTED A LITTLE BIT. IT WAS SCARY. >> A GROUP OF PILGRIM PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WERE ON BOARD DURING THEIR MORNING RIDE TO SCHOOL, WHEN POLICE BELIEVE THE DRIVER COULDN’T SEE THE EDGE OF THE ROADWAY BECAUSE OF FLOOD WATER. NEARLY 6 INCHES FELL IN THAT AREA. ELM GROVE POLICE SAID THEY AND SCHOOL STAFF MEMBERS RESCUED THE STUDENTS OUT OF THE BACK DOOR EMERGENCY EXIT. >> THE GOOD THING IS ALL THE KIDS ARE SAFE. THAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING. >> NO ONE WAS INJURED, AND ALL THE STUDENTS STILL MADE IT TO CLASS. BUT THE WATER IS WAIST DEEP OFF THE END OF THE BUS. SOME PARENTS DROPPED OFF NEW CLOTHES TO CLASS FOR STUDENTS TO DRY OFF. THE BUS NOT EXPECTED TO BE REMOVED UNTIL THE WATER LEVELS STOP RISING. >> 12 NEWS OBTAINED VIDEO OF A DIFFERENT SCHOOL BUS GOING THROUGH THE STANDING WATER OUTSIDE PILGRIM PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL. THIS SCHOOL BUS MADE IT THROUGH THE WATER. BUT YOU CAN SEE THE WATER COVERING THE PAVEMENT THERE. LATE THIS AFTERNOO

School bus stuck in flooded street in Elm Grove

Elm Grove Police say Pilgrim Parkway is closed due to flooding.

A school bus appears to be stuck in a flooded street in Elm Grove. Elm Grove Police say Pilgrim Parkway is closed from Watertown Plank Road to Westover Road due to flooding. WISN 12 News has reached out to Elm Grove Police and the Elmbrook School District for more information. A river flood warning and a flood watch are still in effect. for much of southeastern Wisconsin.

A school bus appears to be stuck in a flooded street in Elm Grove.

Elm Grove Police say Pilgrim Parkway is closed from Watertown Plank Road to Westover Road due to flooding.

WISN 12 News has reached out to Elm Grove Police and the Elmbrook School District for more information.

A river flood warning and a flood watch are still in effect for much of southeastern Wisconsin.

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