A 72-year-old Santa Ana man has been injured after being hit by a school bus while he was in a crosswalk, according to a news report.
The California Highway Patrol said that Francisco Velasquez Ramirez was walking east on West Wilshire Avenue when he was signaled to cross South Bristol Street in a crosswalk. As he was crossing Bristol, a school bus turned left onto Bristol from West Wilshire and hit him. Ramirez was struck by the mirror on the school bus and knocked to the ground.
Ramirez was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana with moderate injuries and is expected to survive. The bus driver told investigators she did not see him in the crosswalk. Six children on the bus were unharmed.
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