BOSTON (AP) – Boston police say a man was seriously injured and his dog died after they were struck by a school bus in the city’s South End.
Authorities say the man and his dog were struck by the bus at about 7:30 a.m. Friday at Columbus Avenue and Dartmouth Street. Officials said about 21 students were on the bus at the time, but none of them was injured.
The man’s name and condition haven’t been released. Police say he is in his 50s and is being treated at Tufts Medical Center.
The bus was carrying students headed to Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. School leaders and guidance counselors met with students when they arrived at school after the accident.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.