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.READ MORE: 133,000 People Remain Under Boil Water Advisory In Michigan, Could Take Weeks Before Water Is Safe To Drink
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.READ MORE: Salvation Army Collecting Supplies For Back To School Drive
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.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police Searching For Multiple Carjacking Suspects
No names have been released.