11-year-old injured by car while walking to school

According to the email, the boy was at the corner of South 23rd Street and Talbot Road South and was crossing the street marked at a stop when he was struck by the car.

An 11-year-old boy was injured Wednesday morning when he was struck by a car while crossing the street on his way to Dimmit Middle School bus stop.

According to an email from the school, the boy was transported to a Valley Medical Center by aid car in stable condition. His mother was with him. The extent of his injuries are unknown.

According to the email, the boy was at the corner of South 23rd Street and Talbot Road South and was crossing the street marked at a stop when he was struck by the car, described as a white Subaru. According to the email, the driver “got out of the car, helped move the boy out of the street, and continued on.”

The email reminds parents and students to be vigilant when walking to school and encourages students to wear bright colors and watch for traffic.

This story is still developing. Please check back for more information.

CORRECTION: Due to a misunderstanding, this story initially misreported when this accident occurred. The accident occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 26.


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