Hayward, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) -- A 9–year old boy was hit by an SUV after getting off a school bus in Hayward.
According to Wisconsin's Traffic Operations Center the accident happened Friday...when the boy was attempting to cross state highway 27 in Hayward.
Officials believe the school bus had safety lights and other safety equipment activated at the time of the incident.
The boy was air–lifted to a Duluth hospital where he is being treated for life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.