Records: Man who drove into kids doesn't have license

1 year 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, September 26 2017 Sep 26, 2017 Tuesday, September 26, 2017 12:52:49 PM CDT September 26, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Records show a man who drove into five people outside an elementary school in southwest Missouri doesn't have a driver's license.

Springfield police say 35-year-old Lonnie Yeager struck three students and two staff members outside Campbell Elementary school on Monday.

A Missouri Department of Revenue spokesman tells the Springfield News-Leader that Yeager doesn't have a driver's license in any state in the U.S.

Police say a 10-year-old boy died from injuries from the collision. The other two children are in stable condition, while the two employees have non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say Yeager may have had a medical episode while driving, but impairment isn't currently a factor in their investigation.

A phone message left by The Associated Press seeking comment from the Springfield Police Department on Yeager's status wasn't immediately returned.

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