Boy hit by car while crossing Durham street to school bus
Posted March 28
Durham, N.C. — An 11-year-old boy was hit by a passing car Tuesday morning in Durham while he was trying to get on a school bus.
Durham police said the crash was reported at 7:21 a.m. at a bus stop in the 1300 block Newcastle Road. Durham police said the boy saw the school bus approaching and darted across the street before the bus came to a stop.
The boy was hit by the car as he tried to cross the street. Police said the boy was conscious and alert when officers arrived. He suffered a leg injury that did not appear to be life-threatening.
There is no indication that speed was a factor in the crash, according to Durham police.