14-year-old hit by car in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A 14-year-old was hit by a car Tuesday night in Middletown.

Around 11 p.m., the Middletown Police and Middletown Fire Depts. responded to the 2400 block of Oxford State Road for a report of a pedestrian struck by a car.

Witnesses say that the teen was staggering in the middle of the street when a westbound vehicle swerved to miss him.

The driver of that vehicle reported that the victim then walked into the eastbound lane and was immediately struck by a compact station wagon.

Officials are reporting that they smelled alcohol on the victim.

THe victim was transported by ambulance to a nearby location where he was then flown to Miami Valley Regional Hospital for further treatment.

The driver of the station wagon is not expected to be charged.

Police are still investigating this incident.