12-year-old girl struck by car while walking to school in Santa Maria

A 12-year-old girl struck by a car while walking to school in Santa Maria was airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital on Friday.

Just before 8 a.m., Santa Maria police and fire departments were dispatched to West Main Street and Thornburg Street. The girl reportedly attends El Camino Junior High School.

The girl initially was taken Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, where a CalStar medical helicopter then took her to Santa Barbara for treatment.

Additional details about the incident or the girl’s condition were not immediately available.

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