Injured boy out of hospital

A BOY who was hit by a car while crossing the road in Tweed Heads on Friday has been discharged from hospital.

The five-year-old was riding a scooter across the road at the intersection of Wharf Street and Bay Street about 5.20pm when he was struck by a silver Mitsubishi Lancer.

Police said the 26-year-old female driver, from the Gold Coast, was travelling northbound on Wharf Street and stopped at a red light at the intersection.

She was turning left into Bay Street when her car struck the boy.

The driver has been fined for failing to give way to a pedestrian.

The boy, a Kirra resident, was in the company of his mother at the time of the accident.

He was taken to The Tweed Hospital for treatment.

A spokesperson for the hospital yesterday said the boy was treated in the Emergency Department and released.

Police said the boy sustained soft tissue injuries to his leg.



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