9-Year-Old Hit by Car

Police in Laconia, New Hampshire, say that the boy was not wearing a helmet when he was struck while riding a scooter.

A 9-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle Saturday while riding a scooter in Laconia, New Hampshire, police confirmed.

Police say the boy suffered minor leg and foot injuries. He was struck by a vehicle on Baldwin Street around 2 p.m. after riding down a steep decline on Lovell Street.

He was transported to Lakes Region General Hospital.

According to police, the boy was not wearing a helmet.

The driver stayed on the scene until police arrived.

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