School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars

March 24, 2015 1:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are at greatest risk of being hit by a car at the end of the school day, as well as in the evening, a new study finds.

The after-school hours are "times when adult supervision may not be ideal," said Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

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