Bus hits pedestrian, 11 transported to hospital

Published 9:39 am Wednesday, April 23, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — Eleven people were taken to the hospital after a Metro Transit bus hit a pedestrian in Minneapolis.

Authorities said the bus struck the man and knocked him down in a downtown intersection about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. His condition hasn’t been released.

The driver and nine passengers on the bus suffered neck and back pain when the bus stopped quickly.

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The driver will undergo drug and alcohol testing, as is required in such cases.