12-year-old child hit by driver near Austin Meehan Middle School

A 12-year old child is hospitalized after they were hit at the corner of Battersby Street and Ryan Avenue Monday afternoon.

The incident happened near the Austin Meehan Middle School at around 3:50 p.m.

It is unknown what caused the accident or whether the 12-year-old attends the middle school.

The child is in unknown condition at Jefferson-Torresdal Hospital.

The driver remained at the scene.