Bus video shows Floresville student hit by passing car

Student hit by car

FLORESVILLE -- School bus surveillance video obtained by KENS 5 shows the exact moment a Floresville fifth-grader was hit by a car while he was trying to board the bus in the early hours of September 14.

The victim was 10-year-old Jorge Leija Jr., who was airlifted to University Hospital. According to his school, Leija is back in class and doing great.

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The driver tried to pass the school bus as it was stopped with its lights flashing in the right lane of Highway 181.

According to DPS troopers on the scene, the driver tried to go around the bus on the right side on the shoulder of the road as Leija and his younger sister were boarding.

There is still no word if the driver will face any charges.

 

(© 2016 KENS)


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