The Maine Department of Public Safety has issued a report that said the truck driver was at fault for hitting a 13-year-old student after getting off the bus in Gray on Tuesday.

Report Said Truck at Fault in Accident

According to the report, the truck driver did not yield to the school bus. He locked up his breaks when he tried to stop, and hit the student crossing the street. The incident happened on Lewiston Road in Gray around 2:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon. A diagram shows the events.

Maine Department of Public Safety
Maine Department of Public Safety

GoFundMe Page Set Up for Teenager in Recovery

The 13-year-old student is recovering in the hospital after surgery. A GoFundMe page has been created.

Truck Driver Issued a Citation

The truck driver has been issued a citation, according to WGME News. The tractor-trailer is owned by Bard Trucking in Farmington.

Get our free mobile app

LOOK: States with the most drive-in movie theaters

Where can you have a movie night under the stars? Stacker examined Census Bureau data to find out which states have the most drive-in movie theaters.

Offbeat adventures: Travel to the coolest hidden wonders in every U.S. state

Fuel your offbeat travel dreams. Stacker found the coolest hidden wonders in all 50 U.S. states (plus D.C.) using data from Atlas Obscura.

[WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter private or abandoned property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing.]

More From