GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

A car hit a teen in Greenville Wednesday afternoon, and the driver of that vehicle has been charged.

According to Greenville Police, the accident happened at about 4 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Arlington Boulevard and Sunset Avenue. A 17-year-old male was talking along the roadside in the direction of traffic when a car ,driven by a 44-year-old woman, hit the teen, investigators said.

The 17-year-old was taken to Vidant Medical Center and is expected to be okay.

The driver has been charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid colliding with a pedestrian, police said.

The identities of those involved have not been released.