A 10-year-old boy was injured Thursday when he was hit by a car while trying to cross Highway 99 in Lodi near the Turner Road exit.
The child was found at 7 a.m. on the southbound offramp of Highway 99 to Turner Road on the landscaped island area.
The boy was trying to cross the freeway and was struck by a Ford Mustang, Lodi Fire Department Battalion Chief Ron Penix said. The identity of the driver has not been released.
The child suffered trauma to the lower right leg, and was transported by ground to UC Davis Medical Center.