8-year-old hurt after being hit by car

TAMPA - An 8-year-old is okay after she was side swiped in the face by a side rearview mirror.

The incident happened just after 7 a.m. Tuesday near Florida Ave and Hollywood Street. 

Tampa Police say the girl was walking to school eastbound on Hollywood Street with her sibling when she stepped off the curb on Florida Ave. That's when a blue BMW was traveling south and struck the child in the face with the passenger side rearview mirror. 

The child was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

At this time, police say the driver in the crash will not be cited.

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