An 11-year-old girl was hit by a school bus in Braintree Friday afternoon suffering serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Firefighters helped pull the girl out from under the bus, and she was conscious and alert, Braintree police said in a statement.
Braintree police and firefighters responded to a call for a serious crash at 46 Hillside Road around 2:40 p.m., just a quarter of a mile from East Junior High School, according to the statement.
She was taken to a Boston hospital, Braintree police said. The child was not immediately identified Friday night.
The crash remains under investigation by Braintree police with assistance from State Police.
POLICE ACTIVITY: At appx 2:30, an 11 y/o was struck by a school bus on Hillside Rd. The juvenile was transported to a Boston hospital with unknown injuries, however was conscious and alert on scene. Hillside Rd is closed due to the investigation.— Braintree Police Department (@BraintreePolice) September 24, 2021
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