Officials: Car struck several students walking home from school

Officials say several people were injured after a car hit a group of pedestrians in Pennsylvania.
Officials say several people were injured after a car hit a group of pedestrians in Pennsylvania.

Credit: WPXI.com

Credit: WPXI.com

Several students were hit by a car as they were walking home from school, according to witnesses.

>> Read more trending news

The incident occurred near University Prep, which is a Pittsburgh Public School, WPXI reported.

Multiple pedestrians were hurt and the road is closed, according to Allegheny County officials.

A teacher told WPXI she jumped out of her car when she saw the crash to check on students.