School Accident

Six-year-old boy fighting for life, five others also in hospital one day after school car crash

Some Massachusetts parents and children are seeking grief counseling after a frightening school accident that has put five children and one adult in the hospital Police in Stoneham say a 65-year-old driver plowed into a sidewalk full of elementary school students who were waiting to go home Friday afternoon. The accident injured 12 people in all. Half are still in the hospital today. That includes one six-year-old child who is in critical condition and a five-year-old who lost one leg and may need to have the other one amputated as well. Police say they're still investigating why the man lost control of his car. Officials say he was there to pick up a student. So far, officers have not filed any charges.