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Child hit while getting on Whitehall school bus

Published On: Sep 12 2012 09:47:21 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 12 2012 05:20:39 PM EDT

Police said a five-year-old child was hit by another vehicle while getting on a school bus Wednesday morning. 

It happened just before 9 a.m. near the intersection of Fairmont Avenue just west of Kay Drive in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh Co.

The child, a student in the Whitehall-Coplay School District, was hit by a car while trying to board a bus at an approved bus stop.


The child was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest for unknown injuries.

The crash is under investigation by Whitehall Twp. police.