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Child on bike struck by car in Jupiter, taken to hospital

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 15:46:16-05

JUPITER, Fla. — A child was taken to the hospital on Monday morning after getting hit by a car in Jupiter, authorities say.

According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, crews responded to the intersection of Military Trail and Dakota Drive around 8:15 a.m.

Firefighters said a child, whose age and identity have not been released, was struck by a car while riding a bicycle and was found laying in the road.

Paramedics transported the child to a local trauma hospital.

Jupiter police said the vehicle stayed on scene, but it's unclear if the driver will face any charges.

No other details, including the child's condition, have been released.