Middle School Crossing Guard Hit By Car

BERKLEY (WWJ) – A school crossing guard is hospitalized, but expected to be OK, after he was hit by a car in Berkley.

It happened Friday morning on Catalpa in front of Anderson Middle School.

The school’s principal, Vince Gigliotti, said the guard, a retired public safety officer, was in the middle of the road, having safely crossed one student as another waited at the curb to cross.

Gigliotti told WWJ Newsradio 950’s Beth Fisher it was still dark out when the guard was struck.

Police said the man was taken to Beaumont Hospital.  They said the driver did stop a the scene and they’re investigating.

Gigliotti said a school counselor will be available to any student who need to talk about what happened.

No names have been released.

More from Beth Fisher

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Fall Festivals In Metro DetroitFrom music to art to special events, there's a little something for everyone's delight.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.

Watch & Listen