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School bus hits high school student near Thornydale and Linda Vista

Posted at 8:26 AM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-11 12:21:35-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A school bus hit a student in a crosswalk, slowing traffic at the Thornydale and Linda Vista intersection Tuesday.

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, traffic was blocked while the investigation took place. The intersection reopened in the 8 a.m. hour.

Marana Unified School District released this statement:

This morning, a Mountain View High School student was involved in a collision with a school bus at Thornydale Road and Linda Vista Boulevard. The student was in a crosswalk and emergency services were called. The student was transported to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries. The bus was released by Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the driver will complete post-accident protocols. MUSD and MVHS administration were on-site for the duration of the incident.

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