Child hit by vehicle in Logan Heights

SAN DIEGO - A young child was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a truck in the Logan Heights area, authorities said.

According to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials, the unidentified 2-year-old boy was struck by a Chevrolet truck at 31st Street and National Avenue at about 3:55 p.m.

The child was transported to Rady Children's Hospital after suffering contusions to the face and hematoma to the forehead, San Diego police Lt. Kevin Mayer told 10News. The boy also lost some teeth, but no internal injuries were reported, Mayer added.

Mayer told 10News the incident isn't believed to be a hit-and-run, as the truck's driver remained at the scene.

The incident is under investigation.

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