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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.

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Katie Redefer can be reached at katie.redefer@globe.com.