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April 24, 2013 | 1,821 views | 10 comments

FLORESVILLE -- Police here are seeking clues into an apparent hit and run April 18, which involved a child crossing the road to board a school bus.

Lt. Chad Clark of the Floresville Police Department said that at approximately 6:50 a.m., a vehicle described only as a white sport-utility vehicle (SUV) struck the boy near the corner of U.S. 181 Business and Mutual Lane -- across from the Northcrest residential subdivision. The bus driver reported that the vehicle’s warning lights were activated, but that the driver of the SUV apparently disregarded them.

The bus driver reported trying unsuccessfully to warn the boy -- who just had left the company of his grandmother -- of the approaching SUV. The bus driver said the SUV’s driver decelerated after striking the boy, but then fled the scene.

Clark said the boy suffered minor cuts and bruises and was treated at the scene by the Wilson County Emergency Medical Services.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Floresville Police Department at 830-393-4055. Anonymous tips, which are eligible for a cash reward if an arrest is made, can be furnished to Crime Stoppers of Wilson County at 830-393-INFO (4636) or bit.ly/NDrIut.
 

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Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
April 28, 2013 8:09am
 
I drive a school bus here in Floresville and WC and can attest to this problem. We do have a front facing video camera and Retired has a great idea about using the video tapes to issue tickets. I seriously doubt that is happening ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 28, 2013 8:04am
 
Dang PO, take your meds. I'm just trying to get some solutions to a current problem we are having. Retired came up with a great one. I don't have kids that ride the bus and I do drive my kids to school everyday PO, its called ... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
April 28, 2013 3:53am
 
This is a big problem - Do not know the solution except that maybe video cameras like at stop lights in some locations can be installed on buses to offer deterence (sp?). Anybody who passes a bus with lights on should be procecuted ... More ›

 
P O  
Floresville  
April 28, 2013 1:03am
 
Well Spec Oops? In 30 years that is the first incident of a child actually being struck in that situation. So law enforcement must be doing something right. What do you want? An Officer to follow every bus. If you're so concerned ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 27, 2013 8:41pm
 
Mike not trying to turn this into a battle of words. Just hoping to catch someone's attention in the hopes that they start paying a little more attention to the safety of our children riding the school buses every day. It needs ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 27, 2013 8:31pm
 
Mike, not ragging on the cops, just would like to see some protection out there for the kids getting off and on the bus. I can tell you where to find at least 3 or 4 WCSO cars around 7am. Try the taco house off of CR 128

 
Mike Bauer  
LV  
April 27, 2013 6:45pm
 
Once the officer's patrol the bus rought the the people will complain about the oil field traffic. Not enough cops here. They do the best they can with the little they have. Stop complaining and bashing the officer's

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 27, 2013 6:37pm
 
Hey Mike, I travel both route every morning about the same time. A cop car doesn't have to be there all day. You see it's simple, the bus passes by there every morning about the same time. And it takes about 5 to 10 minute ... More ›

 
Mike Bauer  
LV  
April 27, 2013 6:20pm
 
Hey Spec Ops how long to you sit at either of those intersections and see if a patrol car comes by? There is not enough police officer's to patrol the whole city or county while patrolling the bus rought. Why don't the school ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 27, 2013 4:24pm
 
This is a big problem in our city and county. I see vehicles running the bus red lights everyday. I never see a Floresville PD or Wilson County Sherrif car patrolling 181 or Hwy 97 close to the school. These are the 2 worst ... More ›

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