Friday, May 30, 2014 | NEWS
Local school bus involved in Minneapolis accident which injured pedestrian
MINNEAPOLIS - A Webster school bus making a left turn onto a freeway entrance ramp struck and injured a pedestrian in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday, May 29.
According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, a woman was walking east on 2nd Ave. N. and crossing 3rd Street where it funnels traffic onto westbound I 94 and 394 when she was hit in the crosswalk by the bus, which was making a left turn on a green light onto one of the freeways.
The Star-Tribune reports that the woman was under the bus but alert and talking when police and medical personnel arrived.
The bus had just dropped off students at Target Field for the Twins game against the Texas Rangers. The driver, a veteran school bus driver with no accidents to his record prior to Thursday, was tested for alcohol and drugs as a matter of routine investigation. - Gary King with information from Minneapolis Star-Tribune