MUSKEGON, Mich. — The Orchard View School District is addressing an accident involving a student that happened near the school Wednesday morning.
According to a letter sent home to parents, a 7th-grade student was accidentally hit by a car while attempting to cross Sheridan Drive while on their way to school.
Sheridan Drive is about a 2-minute walk from the school.
The student was taken to a local hospital where the school says they are conscious and talking.
Orchard View has activated its crisis response team to support staff and students through this traumatic event. The school has provided a link for parents who may struggle talking about situations like these with their kids.
The school also thanked the staff and passers-by who helped out before and after the crisis response team arrived on the scene.
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