Student hit by vehicle after exiting school bus

A girl was left in serious condition after the accident

Authorities are investigating an accident involving a student from the La Joya Independent School District that left her in serious condition.

The accident happened around 7:35 p.m. as a La Joya Independent school bus was dropping off the victim at La Homa Road.

The Texas Department of Public Safety told Action 4 that a female student was leaving the school bus when she was hit by a Chevrolet Cobalt after the driver failed to stop.

Witnesses told Action 4 News that the girl was on the ground after she was hit by the Cobalt.

Paramedics rushed the La Joya student to McAllen Medical Center after the accident, and she is currently in serious condition.

The student TMs identity has also not been released at this time.

Authorities said the driver of the Cobalt was left with minor injuries, and transported to Mission Regional Medical Center.

The accident is currently under investigation at this time.

We TMll keep you updated on this accident.