Child airlifted to hospital after being hit by vehicle in Lee County

Child airlifted to hospital after being hit by vehicle in Lee County
(Source: VDOT)

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI/WLBT) - Two children are in the hospital after reportedly being hit by a vehicle in Lee County.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the call first came out as a collision but troopers found out the kids were hit by a vehicle.

A spokesman from the Lee County School District says the accident happened about 7:15 Monday morning on Highway 178 between Skyline and Mooreville.

According to the Associated Press, the crash involved a Lee County school bus.

One student was taken from the scene by helicopter. Another was taken by ambulance.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and Lee County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the accident.

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