3rd grader hospitalized after being hit by car on South Shore

The third-grade student at Brookwood High School in central Florida was hospitalized with a broken nose and bruises after being struck by a car while playing in the street, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say the incident occurred in the 1400 block of South Main Street around 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The student was transported to Broward Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The Broward Sheriff’s office said the driver did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.