(Update 11:38 a.m. Thursday) — According to SUNY Upstate Medical, where the boy was airlifted, he is currently in “good condition” at the hospital. Also to correct the previous post, the boy is 9 years old, police said in an update Thursday.

The driver, who is a Brooktondale resident, is not receiving any tickets, state police said in a follow-up Thursday.

ITHACA, N.Y. — A 9-year-old boy was airlifted to a regional trauma center after being struck by a car on the 1000 block of Coddington Road near German Cross Road, according to New York State Police.

The crash involving a car and pedestrian was reported at 5:13 p.m. Wednesday on the 1000 block of Coddington Road near the border of Ithaca and Danby, according to the Tompkins County Dispatch Center. The stretch of road between German Cross and Burns Roads was closed briefly while the helicopter was landing, but has reopened as of 6:45 p.m.

The boy appears to have been struck by the car while running across the road, according to New York State Police Trooper Aga Dembinska. The operator of the Prius is cooperating, police said, and no tickets have been issued at this time.

A helicopter landed nearby at about 5:40 p.m. The boy was flown to SUNY Upstate Medical in Syracuse. Police did not have information on the injuries of the child but said he was conscious at the scene.

Brooktondale Rescue, Bangs Ambulance, Slaterville and New York State Police are responding.

The driver, who is a Brooktondale resident, is not receiving any tickets, state police said in a follow-up Thursday.

Featured photo: The helicopter lands at the scene Wednesday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Kelley Moore.

Kelsey O'Connor

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