WESTPORT - Westport police say a teenager is recovering in the hospital tonight after being hit by a car along a residential street.

Police say they responded to the accident on Hen Hawk Lane, near Whitney Street, just after 2:30 p.m.

They say the victim was struck by a Lexus and was found lying in the middle of the street with serious head and chest injuries.

There is no word on the condition of the victim and police say the investigation as to what happened is still ongoing.