Clayton County student walking to school hit by car

A high school senior has been transported to Atlanta Medical Center after being hit by a vehicle Monday morning.

The Clayton County Sheriff's Office said that the senior was walking to Jonesboro High School at the intersection of Jonesboro Road and Highway 138 when he was hit by the car.

The student, who has not been identified, has been transported for evaluation. His parents have been notified and at the hospital with his principal, Clayton County Schools said in a statement.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes, as all the lanes are currently blocked near the intersection.

An investigation is ongoing.