UPDATE: Witnesses describe moment teen was hit by vehicle
UPDATE | WITNESSES who saw a young boy hit by a vehicle this morning have told emergency personnel the boy was thrown over the vehicle on impact.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said eye-witnesses described how the boy, confirmed to be 13-years-old, hit the windscreen before being thrown into the air and over the vehicle.
Paramedics transported the boy from Childers to Bundaberg Hospital earlier this morning after he sustained a large bruise on his head.
The spokesman said the boy would have a CT scan at the hospital to assess his injuries and a decision would be made whether he would be transported to the Queensland Children's Hospital in Brisbane.
EARLIER | A SCHOOL-AGED student has been hit by a vehicle in Childers.
The young boy, whose exact age is unclear, is en route to Bundaberg Hospital after he was struck by the vehicle on Churchill St about 6.45am.
A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said the boy sustained head injuries during the incident and is believed to be in a stable condition, but paramedics were taking precautions due to the injury.
A RACQ LifeFlight helicopter has been requested to meet the ambulance at Bundaberg Hospital for transportation, where he will be flown to is not confirmed.