An Atwater boy, 9, was struck by a car on the way to a friend's house to go trick-or-treating

November 1, 2012 12:46:03 AM PDT
Police say a nine-year-old boy was flown to UC Davis Medical Center after being hit by a car. The accident happened on Olive Avenue near Willow at 3pm Wednesday afternoon.

Investigators say the child was riding his bike to a friend's house to go trick-or-treating, and was hit while trying to cross the street. Authorities do not believe the 64 year old driver was under the influence or a distracted at the time.

No word yet on the child's condition.