ST. CLOUD - A 12-year-old girl was hit by a car while crossing the street in St. Cloud.

Officers were called to the intersection of 9th Avenue South and 11th Street South at about 3:30 p.m. yesterday (Thursday).

A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Megan Niemela of Cokato was making a left hand turn when she struck the girl.

The girl was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Niemela was given a ticket.