ELEELE — A student walking to school was injured Thursday morning after being struck by a vehicle.
Police and firefighters responded to a report of a pedestrian crash on Kaumualii Highway in Eleele about 6:30, according to a County of Kauai press release.
A 12-year-old male was attempting to cross Kaumualii Highway at the intersection at Mahea Road when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle, the release said. The boy was not in a marked crosswalk at the time he was struck.
Hanapepe firefighters responded and found the boy responsive and being attended to by an off-duty firefighter.
The boy was treated and released at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.