Boy injured after being hit by motorcycle in Lake Stevens

He and the motorcyclist were taken to the hospital.

LAKE STEVENS — A boy who was exiting his school bus was hit by a motorcycle on 99th Avenue NE in Lake Stevens on Thursday.

The child suffered injuries to his legs and was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. His age and other details were not immediately available.

The bus was stopped to let off a student. The motorcyclist saw an officer in the area and took off, striking the boy, according to Lake Stevens police.

The motorcyclist lost control about 50 feet later. The officer was not in pursuit at the time and did not see the crash, Cmdr Jeff Beazizo said.

The suspect, a Lake Stevens man, was arrested. He also was taken to Providence with injuries to his upper body.

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