Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Truck Plows into Kids at School Bus Stop; 1 Seriously Hurt

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Truck Plows into Kids at School Bus Stop; 1 Seriously Hurt

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MAPLE VALLEY, Wash. * A 19-year-old man driving on a suspended license slammed a pickup into children at a school bus stop Thursday in a small town outside Seattle, severely injuring one of them, authorities said.

The driver, who has a history of seizures, apparently lost control of his vehicle because of a medical problem and struck the 11- and 12-year-olds waiting for their school bus around 8 a.m., police and fire officials said.

One boy was taken to a Seattle hospital with serious injuries to his chest, said Sgt. Cindi West of the King County sheriff's office. Two other students went to another hospital one with a broken leg and the other with a suspected broken ankle.

Three additional children suffered cuts and bruises. …

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