Police said a truck driver hit a 7-year-old after the boy darted into traffic.
The accident happened at 21st Street and Emerson Avenue just beofre 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The boy was reportedly darting in and out of traffic when he was hit.
The child’s mother asked he be taken to the hospital to be checked out. Officials said the boy suffered “slight injuries” and is expected to recover.
It’s not clear where the child’s mother was at the time of the accident.
The truck’s driver remained on the scene and was cooperative, police said.