School bus hits 9-year-old in Lakewood

The child was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery.

News 12 Staff

Mar 10, 2023, 6:22 PM

Updated 496 days ago

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Police say a school bus in Lakewood hit a 9-year-old child at the intersection of Pawnee Road and Iroquois Place.
Police say the 41-year-old driver struck the child after the child got off the bus and crossed in front of it.
The driver was unaware he hit the kid and left the scene, according to authorities. Police say the driver came back when he was notified of the accident.
The child was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center. He suffered injuries to his lower back and head but is expected to make a full recovery.


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