Taxi strikes girl on way to school in District Heights

WASHINGTON — A taxi ran up onto a sidewalk and struck girl on her way to school in Prince George’s County Thursday.

Police say it happened around 7:55 a.m. in the 500 block of Marlboro Pike in District Heights

A car struck the taxi, which then jumped the curb striking the 9-year-old girl and her brother. Her brother is an adult.

Both were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

One other adult also was transported to another hospital.

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