9-year-old girl hit by SUV in Danville


DANVILLE (WSLS 10) – Police say a 9-year-old has been hit by a vehicle in Danville.

Danville Police, Fire, and EMS responded to reports that a 9-year-old had been hit by an SUV in the 3500 block of Westover Drive, at 7:32 Thursday morning.

The investigation determined the child was a student, crossing the street to board a Danville City School bus.

Police say the bus had stopped and it’s warning markers were visible and lighted.

A 63-year-old man failed to stop for the bus and hit the girl as she crossed Westover Drive.

The child was transported to Danville Regional Medical Center by the Danville Life Saving Crew for treatment of injuries to her lower extremities.

The driver of the SUV was charged with failing to yield to a stopped school bus.

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