Child struck while walking to school in Florissant

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FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – A child was struck by a car while walking to school Friday morning and taken by ambulance to the hospital. The victim was alert and responding.

Adults saw the accident in front of Commons Lane Elementary and called 911. Police responded to the scene at around 8:30am. Witnesses say the child was not using a cross walk.

The child was taken by ambulance to Christian Northeast Hospital. Mom followed in a car behind.