A 5-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon and airlifted to a hospital, Officer Glen Robbins said.
At about 1:40 p.m., emergency crews were sent to Kathy Way, near , for a report of a boy that was hit by a vehicle.
The boy suffered a broken ankle and injuries to his face from the accident, Robbins said. He was transported by helicopter to Children's Hospital in Oakland as a precaution.
Police are investigating the accident and officials say the boy apparently was running in between vehicles when the accident occured.
The driver of the vehicle, a 58-year-old woman, was not arrested and there was no indication she was driving at a high rate of speed, Robbins said.
Last month a . The teen in that accident suffered a broken leg.
Superintendent Kelly Bowers said she is working with the police department to help remind motorists to be extra cautious when driving near schools.
Police also have provided back-to-school traffic safety tips .