HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) — The Holly Springs Police Department is investigating after a 9-year-old child was hit by a car on Thursday night.

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. in the area of Avent Ferry Road and Autumn Park Avenue in Holly Springs.

A mother and her child were crossing Autumn Park Avenue when a 17-year-old driver turning left into the Autumn Park subdivision hit the 9-year-old, police say.

The child was transported to the hospital. The injuries are not considered life-threatening, police say.

Police told CBS 17 on Friday that the teen was given traffic citations.