School Bus Stop Lights Weren't Activated When Kid Was Struck

Oct 2, 2019

Police say a school bus's flashing stop lights were not activated when a 6-year-old boy was struck while crossing the street in Farmington, Maine.

Regional School Unit 9 Superintendent Tina Meserve said the boy was crossing Route 27 to board the bus when he was hit by the truck.

The boy suffered a leg injury Monday morning and was taken to Maine Medical Center.

Police said the boy was doing well. No charges have been filed, and the crash remains under investigation.