A 5-year-old boy was taken to Baystate Medical Center after police told CBS 3 he was side-swiped by a car Saturday evening.
The incident happened on Pinevale Street in Indian Orchard.
Police said the boy was on a scooter and darted out from between parked cars.
He suffered some abrasions to his elbows and bruising to his cheek, but the injuries are not considered life threatening.
The incident remains under investigation with the Springfield Police Department's Traffic Bureau.
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