Child on bike hit by car, taken to hospital in Ocala

Boy was conscious when fire officials arrived


OCALA, Fla. – A child was hit by a car as he rode his bike in Ocala on Monday afternoon, police said.

Officials with Ocala Fire Rescue were sent to the area of NE 8th Avenue and NE 10th Street just before 4:25 p.m. after learning of a child who was struck, according to a news release from officials.

Crews found the boy conscious and breathing. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, as well.

The child was taken to a hospital. No other information is known at this time.

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