Eight-year-old hit by SUV

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX)  An 8-year-old boy was hospitalized after being hit by an SUV at an apartment complex on Australian Avenue.

According to West Palm Beach police, the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. The 8-year-old  was hit by a blue Nissan Pathfinder while riding his bike in the parking lot of the Palm Grove Apartments, at 2100 Australian Avenue.

Police say the child was seen lying on the sidewalk next to his bike, which had a damaged tire. He was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center with minor injuries. 

According to police, the accident was not a hit and run.

An investigation is underway.

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