Child Taken to Hospital After Being Hit by Minivan in Roanoke

Roanoke, VA- Roanoke Police say a child was hit by a minivan while he was trying to cross the road Saturday evening.

Police say it happened at around 6:40 p.m. at the intersection of Hershberger Rd and Ordway Dr. We're told a seven-year-old boy was crossing the road with his family when he was hit by a minivan. The boy was conscious and speaking at the scene of the accident.

He was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. No charges have been placed at this time. The wreck is under investigation.