UPDATE: The 12-year-old child hit by a pickup truck in a residential area of Spring Hill this week died from his injuries Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

The accident happened on Tuesday, Dec. 15. FHP sent out an update on Friday afternoon.

No further details were provided.

SPRING HILL – A 12-year-old child suffered serious injuries Tuesday when he was hit by a pickup truck.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place in a residential area on Norvell Road, near the intersection with Ludlow Lane.

The pickup truck, driven by a 31-year-old Spring Hill man, was heading westbound on Norvell Road, just east of Ludlow Lane. The child was riding a skateboard on a driveway and reportedly entered the roadway and path of the pickup truck.

The driver of the truck did not report any injuries and the child was transported to a local hospital.