Child struck by vehicle, flown to hospital for injuries

Posted at 5:17 PM, Dec 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-03 18:19:07-05

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident involving a vehicle and a child at 44 Dorchester Drive South in Greenacres Saturday afternoon. 

According to the sheriff's office the boy was playing when he wandered into the roadway and was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody for driving without a license. 

The child was flown by Trauma Hawk to an area hospital for treatment. Deputies say he broke his leg but is expected to survive.