CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An 11-year-old boy was flown to a Nashville hospital after being hit by a car in Clarksville.

According to the Clarksville Police Department, the boy was trying to cross Tiny Town Road at Jockey Drive when he was hit by a car traveling eastbound just after 5 p.m.

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The eastbound lanes of Tiny Town Road were closed for nearly two hours as authorities worked to clear the crash.

Police said the child was flown to Nashville by LifeFlight helicopter and he is expected to be released soon.

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Anyone with more information is asked to call Detective Burton at 931-648-0565, ext. 5665.