Hit-and-run driver strikes 3rd-grade student after speeding past stopped school bus in Cleveland

Hit-and-run driver strikes 3rd-grade student after speeding past stopped school bus in Cleveland
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A third grade Waverly Elementary School student who was struck by a hit-and-run driver at West 73rd Street and Dearborn Avenue on Thursday afternoon, and was taken to the hospital undergoing surgery Cleveland Police said.

The student has non-life threatening injuries police said.

Police said they have located what they believe is the car of this incident. No arrest has been made at this time.

A third grade Waverly Elementary School student was struck by a hit-and-run driver at West 73rd Street and Dearborn Avenue on Thursday afternoon, according to a CMSD spokesperson.

The bus was stopped with all lights on, and the stop sign out when the driver sped past the bus and struck the child.

The girl was taken to the hospital with a leg injury.

Cleveland Police are searching for the driver.

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