12-year-old student hit by car on her way to school

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A Ross middle school student was hit by a car on her way to school Monday morning.

According to a spokesperson for EPISD, the12-year-old girl was crossing the intersection of Geronimo and Hughey when a driver failed to yield the right of way and struck the student. 

The student reportedly suffered injuries to her torso, legs and head and was transported to a nearby medical facility.  Ross Middle School Principal Jason Yturralde reported that the girl was in stable condition.  

According to the EPISD spokesperson, the driver was cited for failing to yield the right of way and she told EPISD PD officers the sun hit her eyes directly and she could not see where she was going.  

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