FOREST PARK, Ohio (FOX19) - A 16-year-old is expected to recover after he was struck by a vehicle in Forest Park early Tuesday, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
The teen was struck in the 800 block of Waycross Road about 6:44 a.m., according to county dispatchers.
The sheriff’s office says he was crossing from the north to south side of Waycross and did not use a crosswalk.
According to deputies, 16-year-old was struck by a 2006 Nissan driven by Maria Jaimes-Garostieta, 34, of Forest Park.
The teen was taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital where he’s being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Neither Ms. Jaimes-Garostieta nor her juvenile passenger was injured.
Deputies say alcohol and/or drugs were not a factor in the crash nor was speed.
The incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Traffic Safety Unit.