LOCKPORT – Mercy Flight was called when a 15-year-old city boy was injured this morning after he was hit by a car while crossing South Transit Street at Lincolnshire Drive.

The boy, whose name was not released, suffered a leg injury in the crash, which occurred about 11 a.m., city Police Capt. Michael Niethe said.

The driver, who was headed northbound on South Transit at the time of the crash was not charged.

“[The teen] just dashed out of Lincolnshire and ran across the street, the driver never saw him,” Niethe said.