Fifteen Year Old Girl Hospitalized After Accident

Cherokee County, A 15-year-old girl remains hospitalized after a car ignored a stopped school bus and struck her while moving at speed. The victim, a freshman at Gaffney High School, remains hospitalized over a week after the incident. Photos taken immediately after the accident show the force of the impact as the girls empty shoes remained in place after she was hit and her backpack was thrown up and on to the top of the bus. Leslie Littlejohn, the 24-year-old woman who was driving the vehicle that struck the teen, has been arrested and charged with passing a stopped school bus as well as violating her learner’s permit.

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