Bicyclist hit by school bus in east Charlotte

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A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after being hit by a school bus with students onboard Wednesday in east Charlotte, police say.

The accident happened after 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Eastway Drive and Central Avenue.

A witness at the scene told FOX 46 that a school bus hit a bicyclist. Our crew on scene saw one man being taken away in a stretcher.

CMPD says a CMS school bus will come and take the remaining students off the bus and deliver them to their bus stops.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 46 as more information is made available.