LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An Oak Grove Middle School student was hit by a car Wednesday as he was crossing a road to get on a school bus.
Authorities say the driver of the car was an 87-year-old Lamar County woman.
The child was taken to a hospital for observation and x-rays and later released. Authorities say the child was crossing Oak Grove Road to board the stopped school bus when a car bumped the child.
The driver of the car has been charged with passing a stopped school bus and will be required to post a cash bond. Authorities have not released the identity of the driver.