School Bus Involved in Hit and Run in St. Cloud

School Bus Involved in Hit and Run in St. Cloud Click to Enlarge

(KNSI) - St. Cloud police are investigating a hit and run involving a school bus.

According to investigators, the crash happened at 3:44 p.m. Friday afternoon at the intersection of 22nd Street South and Shannon Drive.

There were six passengers on the bus, plus the driver, 60 year old Wayne Parker of St. Cloud. Parker was heading east on 22nd street and began to make a left turn onto Shannon Drive, when a Hyundai approached at what Parker said was a high rate of speed from behind, and tried to pass the bus on the left while the bus was turning.

The Hyundai hit the middle of the bus, backed up and took off. It was located later in the 700 block of 8th Avenue South.

The driver, a 17 year old St. Cloud resident was found later and cited for failing to stop at an accident.

An ambulance was called to the scene as a precaution, but no one reported any injuries and everyone on the bus was safely dropped off at their stops.

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