The bus was picking up the student on Highway 181 near the 1604 Loop and FM 775 at 7:34 a.m. when the accident occurred. The Floresville ISD Facebook page says the child was airlifted to a San Antonio hospital.
According to the San Antonio Express-News, Texas DPS Sgt. Deon Cockrell said the driver was cited and may face other charges, pending an investigation.
Here is some information regarding children and pedestrian accidents, courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).