4 students hit by car while waiting for school bus in Royal Palm Beach

FOUR children were hospitalized after an alleged drunk driver mowed down the students while waiting for their school bus on the sidewalk

In Royal Palm Beach, Florida, on Tuesday morning, a tragic scene unfolded.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department says a driver was heading northbound on Crestwood Boulevard when he lost control of the vehicle just before 7 a.m.

The driver then drove onto the sidewalk and struck the four students.

All four victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

According to local outlet Azteca48, one child sustained critical injuries.

Police suspect that the driver was impaired but have not confirmed whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident.

No other details have been released.

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