September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Girl, grandmother hit by car while crossing street in Modesto

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MODESTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A girl and her grandmother were both injured Monday morning when they were hit by a vehicle while on the way to school.

The 8-year-old girl and her grandmother, 54, were struck by a sedan around 8 a.m. as they used a crosswalk on West Orangeburg Avenue.

The girl suffered major injuries and is in critical condition, Modesto police said. The grandmother’s leg was injured and she is being treated at a local hospital.

The woman’s grandson was also walking with them, but he was not hit by the car.

The 21-year-old driver of the sedan is cooperating with investigators. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor, police said.

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