2 Sisters Waiting for School Bus Hit by Vehicle Near Redlands Middle School: Report

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A vehicle struck two sisters waiting for a school bus near a middle school in Redlands Wednesday morning, The San Bernardino Sun reported.

The 12- and 13-year-olds, both students at Clement Middle School, were pinned under the car, county fire department spokesman Eric Sherwin said, according to The San Bernardino Sun. The incident happened in the 1800 block of Capri Avenue in Mentone around 8 a.m., Sherwin said.

Further details about the victims and their conditions were not immediately clear.

Witnesses told The San Bernardino Sun that the driver ran a stop sign while speeding, hitting a Ford vehicle with a woman and her daughter inside. The paper reported that the crash sent both vehicles into a corner of Turquoise and Capri avenues, where 15 middle schoolers were waiting for the bus.

No other injuries were reported.

Officials said they’re searching for the driver, and that the vehicle that hit the victims had been reported stolen, tweeted Beatriz Valenzuela, a reporter for the Southern California News Group.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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