Bus Hits Pedestrian 26 Sep 11

On Friday, at about 7:00 AM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a school bus pedestrian accident at 57th Street NE and County Road 19 NE in Albertville.

The pedestrian, 65-year-old Rodney Emerson, of Albertville was eastbound in the crosswalk, crossing County Road 19 when he was struck by a school bus that was westbound on 57th street NE turning to go southbound on county Road 19.

Authorities say Emerson was transported to North Memorial Medical Center for minor injuries. There were no injuries reported on the bus. The accident remains under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.