St. Petersburg, Florida -- A third DUI adds up to felony charges for a Pinellas County woman after she hit a school bus on Tuesday.
Nancy Engel left the Pinellas County jail after posting her $5,000 bond. The 31-year-old was also arrested on DUI charges in 2003 and 2004.
Around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon is when police say Nancy Engel ran into the back of the school bus along the 2500 block of 30th Avenue North in St. Pete.
For 19 years, Cherry Banks has been driving the big yellow bus but on Tuesday she experienced something terrifying for the first time.
"I saw it coming, knew they'd hit me. And that was it."
Police say Engel was behind the wheel when she hit the bus Banks was driving.
"The car came up full speed and hit me."
Engel was arrested for a DUI and to make matters worse, her 3-year-old son was in the car. But within hours, this 3-time repeat DUI offender was out on bond. Neighbors in the area have major concerns.
Betty Lynch lives two doors down from Engel and says it's a shame that the 31-year-old could continue to put others lives at risk.
"I'll keep an eye out, if she's going to continue to drive," she says.
For Banks, she just hopes Engel has finally learned a lesson. "Think about what she did and not try it again. Next time it will be her life or someone else's life."
For the students who were on the bus and for Banks, they were not harmed during the accident.
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