Deputies: 9 year old pedestrian injured in Tampa traffic crash

Last Updated: Thursday, December 07, 2017, 8:07 PM EST

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are on the scene of a traffic crash involving a vehicle striking a nine-year-old pedestrian earlier Thursday.

The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of Bearss Avenue and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. The pedestrian, a boy, was transported to a local hospital.

HCSO later reported that the boy was alert at the hospital and being treated for non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

No further information has been released.