Seven-year-old struck by car while waiting for school bus

Witnesses at the scene described the vehicle as a silver Chevrolet HHR

Seven-year-old struck by car while waiting for school bus
Crime Scene over broken window

NEW BOSTON, TX (KSLA) - An East Texas boy is recovering after being struck by a station wagon.

Now police are searching for the driver.

The 7-year-old was waiting for a school bus near East Lion Drive at Wherry Street when he was hit about 7 a.m. Thursday, according to New Boston, Texas, police.

The boy was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a gray Chevrolet HHR.

It last was seen turning north onto Texas Highway 8 from East Lion Drive, police said.

Authorities urge anyone with any information to call New Boston police at (903) 628-3771.

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