Child hit by car in Meridian

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - A child was taken to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle.

It happened just before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 5100 block of Druid Lane in Meridian.

Metro Ambulance, Meridian Fire Department, and Meridian police all responded to the accident.

Officials say the child was alert when taken to the hospital. We do not know how serious the child's injuries were.