Child hit by school bus in Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas – A child was hit by a school bus Wednesday in Baytown, according to officials.

The crash was reported at 4:49 p.m. near the intersection of Squire and Castleview drives.

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Officials from the Goose Creek Independent School District said that it appears a 10-year-old boy was playing with a friend and darted out in front of the bus. 

The child was flown to an area hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said.

There were about 20 middle school students on the bus at the time of the crash, officials said, correcting their earlier statement stating that no children had been on board.

Officials said an investigation of the crash is underway.

‪Goose Creek CISD says a bus hit a 10yo boy in a neighborhood. Elizabeth and her family told us the elementary student was playing basketball and the bus went into the street. Elizabeth said he was yelling for help after the bus hit him, but he was alert. KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Posted by KPRC2 Sophia Beausoleil on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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