A child reportedly received moderate injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Santa Maria on Saturday.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., Santa Maria firefighters and police personnel along with an American Medical Response ambulance crew were dispatched to the 800 block of West Barrett Street, north of West Cook Street and to the west of South Railroad Avenue.

The injured child was transported via CalStar medical helicopter to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries, authorities said.

The driver reportedly was not under the influence, according to police officers who were continuing their investigation of the incident.

The age of the child was not disclosed and additional information was not immediately available.

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Janene Scully | Noozhawk North County Editor

Noozhawk North County editor Janene Scully can be reached at jscully@noozhawk.com.