PALMETTO -- A kindergarten student was struck by a car while waiting for a school bus Monday morning in Palmetto, according to the Manatee County School District.
The injuries did not appear to be serious, according to the district.
Between 7:20 and 7:30 a.m., the student was waiting for a bus near the corner of 11th Street West and Fourth Avenue West in Palmetto when the child ran into the street in front of the car, according to a school district news release.
"According to information given to Manatee District Transportation Department officials, the driver was not cited in the accident," the release states.
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Police and paramedics responded to the scene but did not take the child to a hospital. The child's mother witnessed the accident.
"According to district transportation officials, the student's mother stated she was going to take the child to a medical facility to be examined," the release states.
The student attends Stewart Elementary School in Bradenton.