Kuna boy suffers minor injuries after being hit by SUV

Kuna boy suffers minor injuries after being hit by SUV

Linder Road near Deer Flat Road

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on October 8, 2013 at 9:01 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 8 at 10:20 AM

KUNA -- A 9-year-old Kuna boy suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning after being struck by an SUV, according to the Ada County Sheriff's Office.

The incident happened just before 7:30 a.m. in a driveway near several businesses on Linder Road.

According to reports, the boy darted in front of an SUV and was struck at a very low speed. The impact knocked the boy from his bike, causing him to hit his head. Officers say he was not wearing a helmet.

The boy was taken to an area hospital to be checked out.

Police say the boy was on his way to school when the crash happened.

A Kuna police officer gave the boy a helmet to use the next time he rides his bike.

The driver of the SUV won't be cited.

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