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A Florida mother said her son was riding a bus in South Florida when he was hit by a truck that had crossed the street and hit a parked car.
The mother, who has not been identified, told the Orlando Sentinel that her son, Matthew, was riding the bus in a yellow bus that was parked near the intersection of West and Crenshaw streets in Orlando when the collision happened on Saturday.
Matthew, a 16-year-old high school student, had just started riding the buses a week ago when he got into an argument with another driver and got into the middle of the street, the mother said.
Matthew’s mother said she did not notice any injuries but she was worried because Matthew was wearing headphones.
The bus driver and a bystander tried to help Matthew but he was unable to get up.
When Matthew got to the bus, he was still wearing headphones, the mom said.
The driver and the bystander were not injured, the Sentinel reported. “
Matthew’s mother told the newspaper that the driver and bystander have been suspended.
The driver and the bystander were not injured, the Sentinel reported.
Matthew is currently in a hospital.