FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas - An 8-year-old boy getting off his school bus in Texas suffered a fractured arm Friday when he was struck by a driver who ignored the bus' sign and stop lights, authorities said.
According to a tweet by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, the driver told deputies she disregarded the sign and lights because she needed to go to the bathroom.
Auto/Ped: GRAND VISTA SPRINGS BLVD/ARKANSAS KEY LN. Driver disregarded school bus stop signs/lights and struck 8-yr old boy. Said she had to go to the bathroom. Boy has fractured arm. Driver cited. pic.twitter.com/ipYIpNnKzK— FBCSO Texas (@FBCSO) October 18, 2019
The incident occurred at 4 p.m., KHOU reported. The boy was a student at Patterson Elementary School in Richmond, the television station reported.
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