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.

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