By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A North Hills Middle School student was struck by a car on their way to the bus stop Monday morning, officials with the school district say.READ MORE: Costco Raises Minimum Wage To $17 An Hour
According to a letter released to parents from the district, the student was walking to the bus stop on Thompson Run Road around 7:15 a.m.
Officials say the child likely stepped into the road and a passing vehicle made contact with them.
A family member helped the student back home.READ MORE: Ohio Bill Says Doctors Must Care For Babies Born Alive After Abortion
The district reports that the child suffered some scrapes, bumps and bruises, but is expected to be fine. The family took the child to the hospital to be checked as a precaution.
Ross Township Police and North Hills School District police officers are investigating the incident.
Click here to read the district’s full letter to parents and guardians.MORE NEWS: Suspect In Florida Arrested After Allegedly Making Threat To Greater Latrobe Junior High School
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