A teenage boy has life-threatening injuries after he got off a bus in Damascus, Maryland, on Monday evening and was hit by an SUV, authorities said.
The boy was hit on Woodfield Road after getting off a Ride On bus, Montgomery County police said Tuesday.
Officers responded at about 6:25 p.m. to Woodfield Road and Clearspring Drive after a report that a pedestrian had been hit.
According to an initial investigation, the boy got off a bus that was headed north and crossed Woodfield Road "near the rear of the bus," police said in statement.
As he entered southbound lanes, he was hit by a silver 2003 Honda CRV, police said.
The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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No information on the driver or whether they could face charges was immediately released.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.