Published: Oct 27, 2010 4:56 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 27, 2010 1:56 PM EDT

LOXAHATCHEE GROVES, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida high school student is hospitalized in serious condition after being hit by a school bus.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera says the 17-year-old student was crossing the street in Loxahatchee when he was struck by the bus.

Barbera says the boy suffered a head trauma injury that is considered life-threatening.

No students were aboard the bus when the accident happened Wednesday morning.

The student's name has not been released.