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Car hits 2 students walking to school

January 15, 2019

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.

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.

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