FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Officials say two students were hit by a car while walking to a Massachusetts middle school.
Fall River Superintendent Matthew Malone says the students were struck in a crosswalk where a crossing guard was present in Fall River around 6:45 a.m. Monday.
ATTN: Our students are walking to & from school every morning & afternoon M-F Please use caution when driving & pay attention to our crossing guards! -Thank you pic.twitter.com/oq8hwaiNEn
— Fall River Schools (@frpsinfo) January 14, 2019
Malone says the students were heading to Talbot Middle School, and police have identified the students as girls ages 12 and 13.
One girl has been hospitalized with serious injuries, and the other has been hospitalized with minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
A police officer has joined the crossing guard at the crosswalk at Eastern Ave and County St in Fall River after two kids hit by a car while walking to school this morning. pic.twitter.com/zjZLNihn45
— Tony Gugliotta (@NBC10_Tony) January 14, 2019