Student hit by car in east Charlotte

An Albemarle Road Middle School student was hospitalized with broken bones after she was struck by a car on Albemarle Road in east Charlotte shortly before 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

WBTV, the Observer’s media partner, reported that the girl apparently was trying to cross Albemarle Road when she was struck. Her injuries were described as not life-threatening. Steve Lyttle