Two pedestrians struck in Richmond, Columbia counties

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Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 9:34 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Two pedestrians were struck in neighboring CSRA counties early Friday morning. Deputies say investigations are ongoing.

Richmond County deputies responded to the scene at the 1900 block of Olive Road on a call about a pedestrian who was struck. Dispatch says that the call came in at 8:39 a.m.

The pedestrian, a 12-year-old girl, was about to cross the street to get onto a school bus. Deputies say the school bus had its yellow lights and was in the process of stopping when the student darted into traffic. A van came by and struck the student. She was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Meanwhile, the Columbia County deputies are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car at Springs Lake Drive and Columbia Road around 6:37 a.m. Friday.

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