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Lowell Man Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit by School Bus

The man's injuries are no considered life-threatening. In addition, the bus driver was transported to Winchester Hospital as a precaution.

Wilmington Police Photo
Wilmington Police Photo
Wilmington Police said a 52-year-old Lowell man was transported to a Boston hospital by helicopter after being hit by a school bus on Woburn Street Wednesday morning, while the bus driver was hospitalized as a precaution.

Just after 8 a.m. police and the Wilmington Fire Department were called to Woburn Street near Tracy Circle, where they located the injured man.

A medical helicopter was required to the scene to transport the 52-year-old man to Brigham and Women's Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

In a press release, police said the bus was being operated by a North Reading Transportation driver.

According to police, there were students on board the bus at the time of the incident. Students were offloaded from the bus and onto a second bus, accompanied by a Wilmington Police officer.

As a precaution, the school bus driver was transported by the Wilmington Fire Department to Winchester Hospital.

Wilmington Police are working with the Massachusetts State Police's Crash Analysis and Reconstruction Section, along with the Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section to investigate the crash.

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