Tampa boy leaving Coleman Middle School hit by car

TAMPA - A 12-year-old Tampa boy was struck by a car after leaving Colemen Middle school Thursday.

The accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. at West Bay to Bay Boulevard and Manhatten Avenue.

The boy was hospitalized with very minor injuries.

According to a police statement, the boy was in the crosswalk, but crossed against a redlight. A motorist on Manhatten was unable to stop in time.

The boy's name was not released.

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