Child taken to Tyler hospital after being hit by vehicle

Child taken to Tyler hospital after being hit by vehicle
Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 6:07 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 11:11 PM CST
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TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A child riding a bicycle was injured after being hit by a vehicle Thursday evening.

The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Pollard Drive and Arlington Avenue. Tyler Police PIO Andy Erbaugh said that the 11-year-old was riding on Arlington when he went through the stop sign in the 3800 block of Pollard in front of an oncoming vehicle.

The driver stopped and was on scene speaking with police when our reporter arrived.

According to Tyler Police Officer Thomas Guerrero, the boy was taken to a Tyler hospital by ambulance with multiple lacerations. His injuries are not life-threatening.