Girl, 11, struck by SUV on way to school in New Castle

NEW CASTLE, Del. - August 29, 2013

The accident happened at 7:13 a.m. Thursday in front of George Reed Middle School in the 300 block of East Basin Road in New Castle.

A Delaware State Police spokesperson says the girl ran out into the southbound lane and into the path of a 2008 Toyota Rav4.

The girl was taken to A.I. duPont Hospital where she was treated for an injury to her arm. A Colonial School District spokesperson said the girl is in stable condition.

The driver of the Toyota was not cited by police since the girl was not crossing at a crosswalk.

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