Edina student boarding bus struck by hit-and-run driver

Published 9:11 pm Thursday, January 23, 2020

EDINA — A student boarding a school bus was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Edina on Thursday, police said.

The Edina High School student was hit while boarding the bus around 8:10 a.m. Thursday. The injured student was taken to a hospital. City spokeswoman Kaylin Eidsness said it was not immediately known how serious the student’s injuries were.

A motorist allegedly drove onto the shoulder on the right side of the bus in the Minneapolis suburb and struck the student getting on the bus, Eidsness said. No other students were hurt.

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Police had not made any arrests and were looking for the car, believed to be a Chevrolet Malibu or Cruze.