Trussville Police say that a 5-year-old was struck by a vehicle today after school.
According to school officials, “An unfortunate accident happened today after one of our kindergarten students was dropped off at his designated bus stop on Mobile Avenue. He was on the side of the road when another car accidentally struck him. He was transported by ambulance to the life saver site near I-459. He was awake and responding and the family is awaiting tests results.”
The incident occurred in Trussville on Mobile Ave. off of Queenstown Rd. this afternoon.
Lt. Jeff Bridges says the child was injured, but remained conscious
. Police officials say it was an accident and the child was airlifted to Children’s Hospital.
We will have more updates on this story as it unfolds.