Dougherty County Police investigating student struck by car

(ALBANY, GA)- The Dougherty County Police Department are investigating an accident involving a high school student Monday afternoon.

In a Facebook post from the Dougherty County School System, a 15 year-old student was getting off the bus in front of his home in West Albany, when he was struck by a car getting off the bus.

The post goes on to say that the bus was fully stopped with the stop arm out when the student was struck.

The school system and county police say the driver involved has been charged with Reckless Driving, Distracted while Driving, and Failure to Stop for a Bus.