FOREST GROVE, Ore. – A 13-year-old child was hit by a school bus in Forest Grove Wednesday morning, police said.
The child is expected to live.
Police said the child was crossing Pacific Avenue in a crosswalk when they were hit at around 8:40 a.m. The school bus was turning onto Pacific Avenue from Mountain View Lane.
The driver, 57-year-old Kenneth Kemper, did not see the child until the crash.
The child was taken to a hospital in an ambulance with their parents.
Kemper cooperated with police after the crash. Police said there were 20 children on the bus at the time. No one else was hurt.
Police issued Kemper a citation for failing to yield to a pedestrian.