A teenager was hospitalized after being struck by a car in Taunton Wednesday afternoon.

Taunton Police tell WBSM News the accident took place around 12:30 p.m. on Washington St. when the teen cut across four lanes of traffic on his bicycle.

The victim, identified as a 16-year-old male, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital as a precaution.

Police say the driver remained at the scene and that no charges will be filed.