Child hit by JCPS bus in Louisville has ‘very serious injuries,’ police say newsbhunt


An 8-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a Jefferson County Public School bus near his school.The boy, Devesh Rai, is in second grade at Luhr Elementary School in Highview. He was struck a little after 8 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Fegenbush Lane and Hollow Creek Road, which is in front of the school. Police say he was with his father and sibling when he was hit, and that very preliminary information suggests he may have darted in front of the bus. >> More top storiesThe bus did not have any children on it at the time of the incident, and it remained at the scene.The boy was taken by ambulance to Norton Children’s Hospital with what WLKY was told were “very serious injuries” and is in critical condition, but is stable. His father said he has two broken legs and has been intubated. LMPD also said there was not a traffic guard present in the intersection to Luhr Elementary because the traffic control officer had the day off for bereavement.LMPD’s Traffic Unit is interviewing witnesses, and they are leading the investigation.

An 8-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a Jefferson County Public School bus near his school.

The boy, Devesh Rai, is in second grade at Luhr Elementary School in Highview. He was struck a little after 8 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Fegenbush Lane and Hollow Creek Road, which is in front of the school.

Police say he was with his father and sibling when he was hit, and that very preliminary information suggests he may have darted in front of the bus.

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The bus did not have any children on it at the time of the incident, and it remained at the scene.

The boy was taken by ambulance to Norton Children’s Hospital with what WLKY was told were “very serious injuries” and is in critical condition, but is stable.

His father said he has two broken legs and has been intubated.

LMPD also said there was not a traffic guard present in the intersection to Luhr Elementary because the traffic control officer had the day off for bereavement.

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is interviewing witnesses, and they are leading the investigation.



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