SALISBURY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Salisbury police have confirmed that a 12-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle after getting off a school bus on North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Rowan County Emergency Services said the incident happened around 3 p.m. at 605 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near E. Franklin Street. The boy was hit while crossing the street after getting off the bus. The child was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools says that the 12-year-old is a student at Knox Middle School.