Five students hit while waiting for bus in Stead

Five students suffered minor injuries when they were hit by a car on Lotus Street in Stead.

STEAD, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno Police say five students were hit in Stead Friday morning, September 20, 2019, while waiting for a school bus.

Police say 30 to 40 student were standing in the street at the time. The driver told officers that the sun was in his eyes.

The injuries were all minor, but the accident closed Lotus Street between Honeysuckle Drive and Peppermint Drive.

Police say the driver remained on scene and was cooperating. Officers tell KOLO 8 News Now, they do not believe the driver was impaired.

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