Updated:
Original:

Edina High School student struck by hit-and-run driver as they got on school bus

The motorist fled the scene, with police now trying to find them.
Author:

3:30 P.M. UPDATE

Edina Public Schools sent a message to families saying the Edina High School student who was struck by a car while waiting for a bus Thursday morning is back home with "no major injuries," according to KARE 11. 

Original story

An Edina High School student has been injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while boarding a school bus Thursday morning.

The City of Edina said the crash happened on France Avenue and Halifax Avenue South, with the school bus having its stop arm out and lights flashing as the student boarded.

A driver allegedly then drove on the bike lane to the right of the bus, hitting the female student as she got on.

It's not certain at this stage how serious her injuries are.

At this time no arrests have been made, with police now hunting the motorist involved. The City of Edina has released an image of the vehicle suspected of being involved.

The bus was heading to Edina High School at the time, with a replacement bus having to be sent to take the rest of the students.

Edina Public Schools has said that counseling and support is being offered to the other students on the bus at the time, and students were asked to call their parents when they got to school.

A statement sent to parents and students added: "The wellbeing of our students is always a focus, and especially on a day like today. Students on other buses at that time may have heard about the accident on the two-way radio. Be aware that your students may wish to process their thoughts and feelings with you at home. Let us know if we can help."

Sign up: Subscribe to our BREAKING NEWS newsletters

Next Up

Gopher Hockey

Watch: No-call lifts Gophers to OT victory over St. Cloud State

A blatant hook marred a top-four battle in St. Cloud.

Ambulance hospital emergency

Driver killed after crashing into parked semi-trailer

The crash occurred on the 5800 block of University Avenue Northeast.

Mike Zimmer

Vikings-Panthers: 5 things you can count on happening

The Vikings will look to open things up in Carolina.

Tanner Morgan/Gopher Football

Morgan's resurgence, Nebraska's miscues help Gophers hold on

The Gophers quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns in a 30-23 victory.

Tina Smith

Sen. Tina Smith warns Dems she may not vote for budget bill if climate plan dropped

This comes amid a White House effort to get its "Build Back Better" plan passed.

Pixabay - emergency room ambulance hospital

St. Paul man dies six days after crash on I-94

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the man as David Rodney Hardaway.

police lights squad car dark - Unsplash

Double murder in northeastern Minnesota, suspect kills himself after chase

The suspect died at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

chaska school fight

Anti-masker involved in school board meeting fight charged with assault

It happened last month at an Eastern Carver County Schools hearing.

Marcus Foligno

Marcus Foligno throws hands, scores game-winning goal in Wild's opener

The Wild forward scored with 7.2 seconds left to beat Anaheim.

Related

school-bus-2645085_1280

Michigan man pleads guilty to hit-and-run that injured Edina student

The 26-year-old went around a school bus as the teen boarded.

Screen Shot 2020-01-29 at 7.18.09 AM

Suspect driver in Edina hit-and-run at bus stop arrested

The 17-year-old girl hit by the driver survived the violent collision.

Driver of crashed school bus fell asleep, investigation finds

The State Patrol revealed the finding after an investigation into the crash.

Screen Shot 2020-05-19 at 7.24.15 AM

Child riding bike struck by motorist in Edina Monday

Authorities responded to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday.