12-Year-Old Boy Hit By Car In Burlington: Police

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- A 12-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a car in Burlington on Thursday.

The accident happened around 3 p.m. at North Mebane Street and South Beaumont Avenue. 

Police say the boy tried to cross the street in an area not marked as a crosswalk when a car hit him. 

According to Assistant Chief Verdeck with Burlington Police, the woman driving tried stopping her car but it was too late. He says she did have a green light when the crash happened. 

Police say the boy was awake and talking to paramedics in the ambulance. 

Verdeck says he does not expect charges to be filed. 




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