Purdue student in serious condition after crashing into bus on campus

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Video showed a Purdue University student crash into a bus Monday morning.

The student is now serious condition after he slammed his bicycle into a bus on campus.

Andrew Fant from Chesterton, Ind., was riding his bicycle near the Stewart when he collided with the side of a moving CityBus.

The 21-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital. At last check, he was being treated in the Intensive Care Unit at St. Elizabeth East Hospital.

Surveillance video from the bus showed that Fant had his head down and was wearing headphones at the time of the crash.

Students tell FOX59 that this is a hard reminder of a simple rule.

“People just don’t look when they’re crossing the street at all,” said Junior Matt Altepeter.

“I think everyone, especially pedestrians and people on bikes, they really need to pay attention to what’s happening and what’s going on around them,” said Freshman Corrine Doll.

CityBuse said that the bus driver was tested for drugs and alcohol and the bus was also checked for mechanical problems.

Police are also interviewing Fant to see if anything was wrong with his bike leading up to the crash.

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