Seventh-grader hit by car in middle school parking lot

A seventh-grade student suffered a broken toe and bruises when she was hit by a car in the staff parking lot at Olive Peirce Middle School around 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, said the school’s principal.

The girl was crossing the staff lot to reach the school building when the car, traveling about 5 mph, struck her, said Principal Pauline Leavitt. She was transported to an area hospital by the Ramona Fire Department. Leavitt said the student was expected to be in school on Friday.

“We’re obviously taking this pretty seriously,” said Leavitt, adding that she will review the school’s procedures about students walking in the staff parking lot.

“It’s very busy in the morning,” she said.

Students are encouraged to walk on the sidewalks to the school, she noted.

The sheriff’s department is investigating the incident, said the principal.

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on Oct 17 2013. Filed under News, Ramona, Schools, Sheriff/Fire. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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