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Child on bicycle in crosswalk struck by car near Warner Robins school, driver arrested

Denise Jenkins
Denise Jenkins

An 11-year-old riding a bicycle to school was struck in a crosswalk by a car early Tuesday near a school in Warner Robins.

The child, who was talking and alert when taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, did not suffer any major injuries, according to a Warner Robins police news release.

The driver of 2006 Nissan Sentra, 45-year-old Denise Jenkins of Warner Robins, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, disregard of a person directing traffic, driving under the class of a license and defective equipment, the release said.

The incident happened at the intersection of Wellborn Road and Jackson Street near Huntington Middle School at 7:27 a.m.