By WCCO-TV Staff

EDINA, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities in the south metro say a boy was seriously hurt Monday after he was struck by a motorcyclist who illegally passed a school bus.

The Edina Police Department says the collision happened around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Xerxes Avenue and West 55th Street.

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An Edina Public Schools bus was heading south on Xerxes and stopped at the intersection, extending its stop arm with lights flashing, investigators say. A motorcyclist then passed the bus, entered the northbound lanes, and struck a boy who was crossing the street.

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Emergency crews brought the child to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries were described as “significant but not life-threatening.”

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The motorcyclist was arrested, police say. The crash remains under investigation.