A 9 year old boy male was struck by a 2016 GMC truck driven by Giomayra Mendoza as he attempted to cross the street while getting out from school.
Maverick County Sheriff Tom Shmerber has reported that the incident occurred as elementary students were getting out from class at around 3:15 to 3:30 PM.
The incident is reported to have happened in front of the H. B. Gonzalez Elementary School.
The sheriff reports states that the young child was attempting to cross the street in between 2 vehicles when he was struck by the GMC pickup and hit by the bumper.
It’s believed that the young boy then fell in front of the truck and the vehicles tire ran over one of his legs.
The young boy was then transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Centers for further treatment.