• Eighth-grader flown to hospital after getting hit by van in Acton


    ACTON, Mass. - An eighth-grade girl suffered serious injuries Friday morning when she was hit by a van in Acton.

    Few details have been released by officials, but police said they responded to reports of someone getting hit by a vehicle in the area of Main Street and Hayward Road just after 7 a.m.

    Police said the unidentified girl was in the crosswalk when she was hit by a van headed south.

    She received serious injuries and was taken to Boston Children’s Medical Center via medical helicopter.

    The crash remains under investigation.

    Boston 25 News is working to gather more on this breaking news story and will bring you updates on-air and online.

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