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.READ MORE: What To Do When Severe Weather Strikes While Boating
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.READ MORE: Feds Investigating Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Organic Strawberries; Cases Reported In Minnesota
Emergency crews brought the child to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries were described as “significant but not life-threatening.”MORE NEWS: Fort Snelling Renovations Honor The Land's 10,000-Year History
The motorcyclist was arrested, police say. The crash remains under investigation.