Former Minneapolis City Council Member Sandra Colvin Roy was seriously injured Tuesday when she was hit by a school bus while walking near Lake Nokomis.
The Star Tribune reports that Colvin Roy was walking by the bus as it rounded a corner near the lake.
Council President Barbara Johnson told the paper that she understands that Colvin Roy is in critical condition.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak tweeted this morning:
Please keep former council member Sandy Colvin Roy in your prayers as she goes into surgery following an accident
Colvin Roy represented the 12th ward for 16 years; she didn’t run for re-election in 2013.