Evidence markers surround the backpack of a Rogers High School student hit by a pickup truck while walking to the bus stop in Otsego, Minnesota. Photo by Paul Blume / Fox 9.
OTSEGO, Minn. (KMSP) - Three students were injured after being hit by a vehicle while waiting at a bus stop Friday morning.
The incident happened around 6:50 a.m. near Parrish Avenue NE and 78th Street in Otsego.
According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, an Elk River School District bus was stopped with its stop arm out waiting to pick up students and as the students walked toward the bus they were struck by an oncoming pickup truck.
The students were transported to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids where one is in critical condition and the other two are in serious condition.
The driver of the pickup truck is being detained for questioning.
The Elk River school district posted this on their Facebook,
“We've been informed of an accident involving some of our students waiting at a bus stop and a vehicle down in the Otsego area. We are working with officials there to find out exactly what happened. This is causing some bus delays as well in the district, so please bear with us.”
This story is developing Fox 9 has a crew on scene.