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STL: Student evaluated after NW St. Louis hit-and-run crash involving school bus

ST. LOUIS, MO – A passenger car struck a school bus carrying 20 students and then fled the scene Thursday afternoon in northwest St. Louis, according to KSDK.

The incident took place at the corner of Highland Avenue and Union Boulevard, in the city’s Kingsway area. It was first reported by KSDK at 3:52 p.m.

Details are limited, but the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said 20 students from Compton Drew Middle School were on board a Saint Louis School District school bus, operated by the Missouri Central School Bus Company. At one point, a passenger car struck the front-right wheel of the bus and then left the scene.

St. Louis paramedics were dispatched to the scene to evaluate one student who reported a headache, but no other injuries have been confirmed.

Officials have not released any further information regarding the hit-and-run vehicle.

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