Runner Struck by Fellow Student's Car at School

The accident happened in front of West Hills High School in Santee

A student was struck and injured by a car driven by a fellow student in front of West Hills High School in Santee Thursday afternoon, officials said.

The accident happened after school, at around 4:45 p.m., in front of the campus located at 8756 Mast Blvd.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said the victim was running and was hit by a car pulling out of the parking lot. The impact threw the student onto the roof of the car.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

The victim sustained some injuries, including scratches and bruises.

A coach from the high school and other students stayed with the victim until emergency crews arrived. The student was treated on scene and did not go to a hospital.

The accident remains under investigation. No one else was injured.

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