Updated: According to WSB, the child's name is Moses Moore and he was not supposed to go to school (Panola Way Elementary) because he had been suspended. However, the report states that Moore believed he was only suspended from the bus. WSB reports that the family has asked that the hospital not provide any additional information on his condition.
A 10-year-old child who was struck by a vehicle on Panola Road Tuesday morning is in critical condition, according to news outlets.
11alive originally reported that the child was pronounced dead at a local hospital, citing information from a DeKalb county police spokeswoman.
About two hours after the accident, police reported that the child was still alive and in critical condition, according to 11alive.
(Patch left a message for DeKalb county police spokeswoman Mekka Parish inquiring about the incident before 9 a.m. and will update this story with additional information when she responds).
A portion of Panola Road was shut down. The incident reportedly happened at Panola and Panola Downs.