A 3-year-old Essex boy is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car on Main Street this morning, a news release said.

Police said the boy was playing with his mother when he ran into the road and was struck by 19-year-old Emily Martel of Wolcott around 11:15 a.m.

Traffic at the time was heavy and moving slowly, a news release said.

Charges are not expected, police said.