By CBS3 Staff


BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) — Bensalem police have arrested a woman who they say was driving under the influence when she struck a 12-year-old girl as she boarded a school bus last month. Kathleen Wesley, of Croydon, was arrested Thursday.

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Police say the incident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 6 at Bensalem Boulevard and Timber Lane.

Police say Wesley ignored the school bus’ stop sign and struck the 12-year-old girl as she crossed the street to board the school bus.

The girl was treated for several serious injuries and remains in the hospital.

Police say a blood test revealed Wesley was under the influence at the time of the incident.

Wesley has been charged with aggravated assault while DUI, reckless driving and several other related charges.