Child struck by vehicle while walking to west Houston elementary school

Child struck by vehicle while walking to west Houston elementary school

Credit: KHOU

HISD said the incident happened before 8 a.m. as the student walked to Ray K. Daily Elementary on Briar Forest Drive.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 8:59 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 10 at 9:43 AM

HOUSTON -- School officials say a vehicle struck a child walking to a west Houston elementary school early Monday.

HISD said the incident happened before 8 a.m. as the student walked to Ray K. Daily Elementary on Briar Forest Drive.

Witnesses called 911, but a school spokeswoman said the child continued to walk to school even after being hit. Early reports indicated the child suffered minor injuries, but details about the incident were not immediately available.

HISD said the student’s parents came to the school to take him to get medical treatment.

It wasn't clear if the driver involved stayed at the scene. Police are investigating.

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