BOISE -- A 4-year-old boy who had wandered away from his parents was hit by a car on State Street Wednesday night.

The collision happened at 7:16 p.m. near the Alamosa Street intersection.

Witnesses told Boise Police the child ran out into traffic just before he was struck. Investigators say the boy had left a nearby home without his parents realizing.

He was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, police say.

The 67-year-old driver who hit the boy did not need medical attention. He was not cited, according to the department.

The incident remains under investigation.