A child was struck by a car Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of Jericho High School during Homecoming weekend, firefighters said.

Jericho firefighters were called to the school at 99 Cedar Swamp Rd. about 3:45 p.m. when a boy, who was either 4 or 5 years old, was hit by a car traveling at low speed, firefighters said.

The boy’s injuries were not considered serious and he remained conscious before an ambulance took him to a nearby hospital, firefighters said

The driver who struck the child remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities, officials said.

A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports. Credit: Newsday Staff

'Why am I giving up my Friday night to listen to this?' A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports.

A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports. Credit: Newsday Staff

'Why am I giving up my Friday night to listen to this?' A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports.

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