Stevenson High student struck by car outside school has broken pelvis

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Sterling Heights — A student will need surgery after she was struck while walking to class at Stevenson High Tuesday morning, police said.

The incident occurred at 7:30 a.m. while the female student was crossing Dodge Park Road in the crosswalk at Falcon Drive. She was walking westbound across Dodge Park Road when she was hit by a car driving northbound. 

The student was conscious and alert as Sterling Heights Fire Department treated her for hip and leg pain, police said. 

She was taken to the hospital for a broken pelvis and is in stable condition, police said.

Officials do not believe speed, alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Officer Palmer of Sterling Heights Police Traffic Safety Bureau at (586) 446-2920.

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