Girl, 7, hit by bus in Cedar Hill - KMOV.com

Girl, 7, hit by bus in Cedar Hill

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CEDAR HILL, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The Sheriff's Department said a 7-year-old girl suffered a head injury after being hit by a bus in Cedar Hill Thursday afternoon.

Authorities said the victim and her brother were dropped off by the bus after school in the 8400 block of Hilltop Drive around 4:00 p.m.

According to the department, the victim dropped something in front of the bus, walked back go get whatever she dropped, bent over to pick it up and was hit by bus, knocking her down. Firefighters said the driver was unaware the child was there and ended up passing over the child but avoided hitting her a second time.

The Sheriff's Department said the girl's brother took her to their house and called 911. Authorities said she was taken to a hospital by helicopter in an unknown condition.

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