The second grader hit in crosswalk in critical condition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – One of the four children hit in a crosswalk outside of Colorado Springs elementary school remained in the hospital in critical but stable condition.

The police Lt. Scott Schwall said Friday the second-grader, who was the most seriously injured, had improved a bit on Friday. Two of the children were already discharged from the hospital.

Witnesses say a crossing guard stopped traffic just before 8 a.m. Thursday when a car turn right into the crosswalk, hitting the children. The three boys and a girl were pinned under the car.

Amanda Shafer, who was stopped at the intersection, says the five men lifted the car off the children. The officials of the School say the children are three brothers and a cousin who’s in kindergarten, first, second and fifth grade.

The collision is still subject of investigation, and no arrests have been made.

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