UPDATE: Man struck by bus gets condition upgrade

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LANSING, MI (WILX) -- A man who was struck by a bus on Monday remains in critical but stable condition, a Lansing Police Department official confirmed Monday.

Lansing police officers were dispatched to the scene on Monday at about 7:37 a.m. (Source: WILX).

Police have not yet released the identity of the man.

Lansing PIO, Robert Merritt, said in an email it’s the department’s policy to not identify people who are injured in non-fatal accidents.

Lansing Police were dispatched to the area of north Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. near Filley Street on Monday, Oct. 21 at approximately 7:37 a.m. for a report of a pedestrian being hit by a bus.

A 60-year-old man was transported by the Lansing Fire Department to a hospital with critical injuries.

Witnesses told officers a yellow bus drove off after the man was struck, Lansing police said.

Dean Transportation is acknowledging one of its buses was involved in the crash.

“We are deeply saddened that someone was injured by one of our buses," Dean Transportation President and CEO Kellie Dean said in a news release.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the pedestrian and their family. Dean Transportation is working in close cooperation and coordination with the Lansing Police Department on their investigation of the accident."

The driver of the bus has been identified and has since been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation, according to the release.

The release did not say whether or not any children were on the bus at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lansing Police Department at 517-483-4600.

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