Maine boy hit by vehicle while crossing for bus

AP News
|
Posted: Dec 22, 2011 3:24 PM
Maine boy hit by vehicle while crossing for bus

Police in Maine say an 11-year-old boy has been hospitalized after he was hit by a sport utility vehicle as he crossed a road to get onto his school bus.

Windham police say 22-year-old Ryan Boucher of Lewiston failed to stop for the bus, which had its emergency lights flashing, on Route 115 shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday.

Sgt. David Thomas says the boy, Xin Lao Chen, was taken to Maine Medical Center, where he was reported to be in stable condition.

Thomas said charges will likely be filed following an investigation and a review by the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office.