9-year-old boy on bike hit by car in North Augusta

A 9-year-old boy was taken to a hospital with broken bones after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle in a North Augusta neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

The accident happened at 4:35 p.m. at the intersection of Thurmond Street and Seymour Drive.

According to police, the boy rode through a stop sign on Thurmond Street and pulled onto Seymour Drive, where he was hit by a 2006 Toyota truck.

“The truck was traveling at a very slow speed,” said Lt. Tim Thornton of North Augusta Public Safety.

The driver will not be charged in the accident.

The boy was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he was treated for a broken hand and fingers, Thornton said.

He is expected to make a full recovery.

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