High Schooler recovers at Vanderbilt after being hit while waiting for bus

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Published: May. 20, 2022 at 4:44 PM CDT
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WHITE HOUSE, TN (WSMV) – A high school student is recovering at Vanderbilt Medical Children’s Hospital Friday after being struck by a vehicle while heading to the school bus.

Smokey Barn News reported that Robertson County EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Lone Oak and Stadium Dr. at 7:10 a.m. Friday.

Officials told SBN that the 13-year-old boy was transported to the Children’s Hospital in Nashville with non-life threatening injuries.

A statement provided to SBN from Robertson County Schools said the following:

White House Police Chief Pat Brady told SBN that the student had no broken bones or internal injuries; however, he did sustain facial injuries.

SBN reported that a witness said the student was walking across the street when the accident occurred and that the driver was going very slow because it was near the stop.

The driver received a ticket for Exercising Due Care and having an unrestrained child in the vehicle.

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