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Buffalo girl, 6, hit by car as she tried to get on school bus

A 6-year-old Buffalo girl was struck by a car Wednesday morning as she was trying to get on her school bus, Buffalo police said.

The incident took place at about 7:30 a.m. at Ontario Street and Royal Avenue.

Police said the girl was hit by the vehicle as it passed the bus.

The driver, identified as a Buffalo woman in her late 70s, was cited for passing a school bus that had its warning signals on.

The child was taken to Women and Children’s Hospital with what police said were “apparent non-life threatening injuries.”