TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating two students getting hit by a car around County Road 300 and County Road 500 East.
News 18 has received reports that a car ran a school bus stop sign and hit the two students around 6:30 Friday morning at a school bus stop.
The Sheriff's Office says the suspect vehicle fled the scene.
Authorities are still searching for the suspect.
A witness says a small dark sport utility vehicle or large passenger car was traveling east when it struck the students as they crossed the street.
They say the two kids, 17-year-old Jasmine Starrett and 12-year-old Kyle Starrett of Lafayette were taken to IU-Health Arnett Hospital with minor injuries.
Jasmine is being treated for lower extremity injuries. Kyle was treated and released for minor abrasions.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Sheriff's Office at (765) 423-9388 or the anonymous WeTip hotline at (800) 423-7463.
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