Child Struck By Motorcycle After Exiting School Bus in Edina
Edina, MN (KROC-AM News) - Police in Edina say a young student was struck by a motorcycle this afternoon as he was exiting his school bus.
A news release says the incident was reported around 2:45 PM on the eastern edge of the Minneapolis suburb. Officials say an Edina Public Schools bus pulled over to the curb along Xerxes Avenue and the driver had the flashing lights activated and the stop arm extended when a motorcyclist traveling in the same direction swerved into the northbound lane of the roadway to pass the bus.
An elementary-age boy had just gotten off the bus and was crossing the roadway when he was struck by the motorcycle. The news release says he was transported to a nearby hospital with what were described as significant but non-life-threatening injuries. The child’s name has not been released.
The driver of the motorcycle was arrested at the scene. Edina police say the crash remains under investigation.
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