School bus runs over boy, 12, in western Wisconsin

Boy listed in fair condition at hospital

A school bus in western Wisconsin has run over a 12-year-old boy and injured his legs.

The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. Friday in River Falls.

Police Sgt. Jon Aubart told the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press that Jacob Wheeler was crossing a street when the bus turned left and struck the boy.

Aubart said the bus knocked Jacob to the ground and the rear wheels ran over his legs.

No children were on the bus. The driver was not cited.

A hospital spokeswoman said Jacob is in fair condition Monday at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul.

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