Child hit by SUV in Harlingen

The boy was hit by this SUV

A Harlingen boy is recovering in the hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing the street on Christmas afternoon.

It all happened outside the Southern Breeze RV Park off Wilson Road right before 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers are investigating the accident.

Witnesses told Action 4 News that boy was walking across the Wilson Road and headed to an RV park on the other side.

The witnesses said an SUV driven by a woman slowed down and tried to yield for the boy but ended ended up hitting.

The boy was reportedly walking across an area of Wilson Road without a pedestrian crosswalk.