13-year-old struck in pedestrian accident near Halls Middle School

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Police and emergency crews responded to a report of a child hit by a vehicle near Hall Middle School Monday afternoon.

A single-vehicle struck a 13-year-old while they crossed Ledgerwood Road.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the driver’s view was blocked when the child stepped in front of the vehicle.

Injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

The driver was not charged for the incident but was warned for driving on an expired license.

At this time, no citations have been issued, according to law enforcement officials at the scene.

No further details were yet available.

WATE 6 On Your Side is working to learn more about this incident and will update as additional details are made available by officials.

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