An Atlanta elementary school student was struck by a vehicle after getting off a school bus Wednesday afternoon, school officials said.
Police responded around 3:15 p.m. to an area of Bromack Drive in southeast Atlanta, where they found the injured 9-year-old girl, according to authorities. The child was on her way home from Cleveland Avenue Elementary School, which is about a mile from where the wreck happened.
The girl was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
The investigation indicated that the bus driver was using both the stop signs and lights that are equipped on the school bus when the crash occurred.
Police said the driver who struck the girl remained at the scene and is facing charges of unlawful passing of a school bus and reckless driving.
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