A child was struck by a vehicle in Dorchester on Monday night, according to authorities.
Police responded to the area of 35 Mount Ida Road about 8:35 p.m., said Boston police Officer James Kenneally, a department spokesman. The child was alert and conscious at the scene, and the injuries were thought to be non-life-threatening, Kenneally said.
The age and gender of the child was not immediately available Monday night.Danny McDonald can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @Danny__McDonald.