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11-year-old girl hit by ambulance in PG County

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- An 11-year-old girl was hit by an ambulance Friday evening, Prince George's County fire officials said.

It happened around 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of Greenleaf Road and Romney Court in Landover.

Paramedic Ambulance 806 from St. Josephs Fire/EMS Station in Springdale was responding to an incident when the girl was hit. The girl was taken to the hospital for pain in her lower extremities, officials said. Her injuries are non-life-threatening.

Witnesses said the girl may have walked out into the street from behind a Metro bus, officials said.

"It is a matter of standard operating procedure for the driver of the paramedic ambulance to undergo post-accident testing. Both members of the crew will also go through an internal safety review of the incident," according to a news release.

The Prince George's County Police Department is conducting an investigation.