Schoolboys hit at Whitebridge

TWO schoolboys are in a serious condition in hospital after being struck by a four-wheel-drive outside a Whitebridge school this afternoon.

The boys, aged 13 and 12, were on their way home from Whitebridge High School when they were injured on Waran Road about 3.40pm.

The older boy suffered a head injury and multiple abrasions while the 12-year-old was being treated for neck and chest pain.

They were taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

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