13-year-old struck by truck while crossing the street: HCSO

Deputies are searching for the driver of a pick-up truck that they say hit a 13-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle.

The boy was struck while crossing the street near Hollywood Blvd. and Bandera Street in east Harris County around 8:40 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities say he was hit by a white Dodge truck, which then fled the scene.

The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.