5-year-old hit by 18-wheeler while getting off school bus

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A five-year-old near Austin was injured after he was hit by an 18-wheeler while getting off his school bus.

Authorities say the bus was stopped and a truck driver swerved, trying to avoid the bus.

Instead, the truck driver hit the child.

The 5-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.

Troopers say it's too soon to determine if the driver will be cited.
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