Boy suffers ‘significant’ injuries after being hit by car outside Wellesley school

WELLESLEY, MA (WHDH) - A student was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after being struck by a car outside a school in Wellesley.

Authorities said an 8-year-old boy was hit just before 5 p.m. in the driveway of the Schofield Elementary School on Cedar Street. Police said the driver of an Acura SUV was circling around looking for a parking spot when the incident occurred.

Officials said the boy was not a student at the school.

The child suffered “significant” injuries, authorities said. He was taken to a Boston hospital via medical helicopter.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with police before she was taken to the hospital, authorities said. Another woman appearing visibly upset was also taken to the hospital.

No charges have been filed. The incident is under investigation.

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