Boy hit after getting off bus

August 30, 2010 2:08:14 PM PDT
An 8-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon when he was hit by a car after getting off a school bus.It happened on Lionfish Court just off Gillespie Street in Hope Mills.

Authorities say the 8-year-old boy ran out from behind the school bus as it was leaving.

The Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary School student was then hit by a car that was going 5 mph.

Troopers say he was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with minor injuries.

Further details about the incident have not been released.

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