Car hits student near Rushton Elementary in Mission, no serious injuries reported

SMSD crosswalk sign

A Rushton Elementary student was struck by car near the school Tuesday morning. Mission police say the student was sent to the hospital as a precaution but that the injuries do not appear to be serious. Above, a crosswalk sign near Rushton on Tuesday afternoon. Photo credit Kyle Palmer.

A Rushton Elementary student was hit by a car near the school in Mission Tuesday morning but appears to have not been seriously injured, Chief Dan Madden told the Shawnee Mission Post via email

What happened? The accident occurred along 52nd Street east of Horton Street, near the western property line of the school, Madden said.