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8-year-old Laurel girl seriously hurt by hit-and-run driver while trying to get on school bus

The girl was taken to Johns Hopkins Trauma Center in Baltimore after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in an SUV.

LAUREL, Md. — A 8-year-old girl is seriously injured after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver while she was trying to get on the school bus in a Laurel, Md. neighborhood, officials said.

Police were called around 7 a.m. Thursday to Shoreline Boulevard and Bayou Bend Boulevard for a hit and run.

The 8-year-old was hit by a dark colored SUV, police said.

The victim was taken Johns Hopkins Trauma Center in Baltimore with serious injuries but is expected to be OK.

Police are looking for witnesses who may have seen the the crash. Call police at 410-222-8610. 

No further details were immediately available.