BRAINTREE, MASS. (WHDH) - Police have launched an investigation after an 11-year-old girl was struck by a school bus in Braintree on Friday.
Emergency crews responding to a reported crash in the area of Hillside Drive around 2:40 p.m. found the girl conscious and alert underneath a school bus, according to Braintree police.
The girl, a student at East Junior High School, was reportedly running across the street when she was hit by the bus.
She was extricated from underneath the bus and taken to a Boston hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver remained on scene following the crash, police said. Hillside Road was closed while police conducted an investigation.
No additional information was immediately available.
This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest updates.
(Copyright (c) 2021 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)