Pedestrian Accident In Tyler

A 10 year old boy was struck by a vehicle in north Tyler. It happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of East Gentry, south of East Hillsboro. The boy was crossing the street with a family member when he was hit. Tyler police say the group was not crossing at a crosswalk. No word if police plan to charge the driver. At last check, police say the boy does not have life threatening injuries. Tyler police encourage everyone to use the cross walk at a red light when trying to cross the street.

Marie Biggs, reporting.