VIDEO: Dad dragged by his daughter's school bus

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Video shows school bus dragging man holding on to its mirrors. (KTRK)

A school bus driver is on leave after driving away while a man clung to the bus mirror.

The incident was captured on cell phone video after James Burdett tried to pick up his five-year-old daughter at the bus stop.

"I tried to get my daughter off the bus, he refused to open the door, so I dangled off the front of the bus, to try to stop him," Burdett said.

Parents tell WCVB that there have been confusion after changes were made to the location of the stops. Burdett says once he was in front of the bus, things took a turn for the worse.

"I was scared, my daughter is on the bus, five-year-old telling him 'that's my dad, that's my dad'," he added.

Burdett says he didn't run out the way of the bus because it was too late.

"By the time I had to grab on because he was already going. He was already accelerating," he added.

Police were called to the scene.

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