Published: Nov 16, 2010 10:09 PM EST
Updated: Nov 16, 2010 7:09 PM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A child was struck by a car on Daniels Parkway and Westlinks Drive on Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies were called to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at the intersection in Gateway about 2:42 p.m.

The victim, a 13-year-old male, attends Gateway Charter School.

According to the investigation, the victim was walking across Westlinks Drive when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old male.  The victim was transported to the hospital via Med Flight, where is he listed as stable.

Traffic investigators ticketed the driver for failure to yield to a pedestrian.