A Middletown Township 12-year-old boy is being treated for injuries sustained after he was hit by a car while riding on an electric scooter Thursday afternoon.

Middletown Police said that the crash occurred at the intersection of Cherry Tree Farm Road and Chanowich Court around 2:00 pm.

The boy was brought to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune by ambulance following the accident and police said that his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Police are still investigating the accident and added that the driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating.

If you have any information on the accident, you're asked to contact Middletown Police Patrolman Michael Reuter with the Department's Traffic Safety Unit at (732) 615-2100.

In other Jersey Shore News this week:

Asbury Park Police announced the arrests of two 14-year-old boys who were found in the 300 block of Prospect Avenue in the city with handguns.

Following their arrests, they were charged and brought to the youth detention center.

Jackson Township Police arrested two men who reside in the state of New York who were caught red-handed shoplifting at the Jackson Premium Outlets.

There was preemptive measures taken by the department after a recent rash of overdoses, drug activity, and shoplifting taking place at the outlets prompting more of a police presence within the confines of the outlets.

Four Manchester Township residents were injured and one woman had to be hospitalized at the Trauma Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center following a two-car collision between Route 70 and Route 571 earlier this week.

The injuries are not life threatening.

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