Pedestrian struck by vehicle near Bayvale Elementary School

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle near Bayvale Elementary School, according to Augusta dispatchers.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on the 3300 block of Milledgeville Road around 5:27 p.m, according to a news release.

Deputies said an 8-year-old was playing with other children when he ran into the road and was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound.

Gold Cross rushed the boy to Georgia Regents Medical Center where he is being treated for a broken femur and injury to the back of the head. According to a news release, the injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

No charges will be filed against the driver.

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