A fourth-grade pupil was struck by a car pulling into the loading zone at Dorothy Hains Elementary today at approximately 3:20 p.m.
According to the Richmond County School System, the child was walking away from the school outside of the crosswalk when the accident occurred.
The pupil was taken to the hospital by EMS with a lower body injury. The pupil’s parents were present with him. The school system said that the driver was not at fault in the accident.