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Girl remains in critical condition after being hit by car exiting school bus near Whitefish

Posted at 6:17 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 20:31:04-05

The family of a young girl who was hit by a vehicle as she was exiting a school bus< /span> , say they are devastated after a MRI revealed the 6-year-old girl has widespread brain damage.

Jordana Hubble’s aunt said in a Facebook post that her niece’s brain damage is widespread. Her neurologist described it as extreme Shaken Baby Syndrome. Its technical name is Diffuse Axonal Injury .

Her aunt says if Jordana wakes up, she will need long-term care. An account has been set up at Whitefish Credit Union in Jordana’s name to help with medical care.

Jordana was struck by a vehicle while attempting to exit her school bus and cross US Highway 93 near Olney on Nov. 12 after a driver failed to yield to a stop sign on a school bus.

Charges are still pending against the driver as authorities wait for toxicology results and continue investigating. The driver's name has not yet been released.