Wiley Middle School student hit by vehicle while walking home

A Wiley Middle School student was struck by a vehicle on April 3, 2017. (Michael Hennessey/WGHP)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Wiley Middle School student was hit by a vehicle while walking home shortly after 3 p.m. Monday, according to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Transportation Department.

The student, identified as a 13-year-old male, was crossing Northwest Boulevard where there was not a school crossing guard when he was hit.

The student was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he was treated and released for non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle stayed and cooperated with police after the accident. There is no word on if the driver will be charged. Police said neither speed nor alcohol were factors in the accident.

A portion of Northwest Boulevard was blocked near the school after the accident but has since reopened.

Wiley Middle is located at 1400 W. Northwest Blvd.