Erie police are investigating after a car hit an 11-year-old child this afternoon.

It happened near 16th and Liberty Street just before 4:00.  Emergycare responded to the scene.  They took the boy to the trauma center to be checked out.

Witnesses at the scene told dispatchers he suffered a head injury.

We don't know his condition, but police believe his injuries are not life-threatening.

It appears the car in question is the red sedan. 

Police are not saying if the driver will face charges