Police say a 12-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after his bicycle was hit by a car Thursday evening.

The collision happened at the intersection of Charles Road and Fraser Road in Timberlea around 4:30 p.m.

The boy was wearing a helmet, said police. He’s now in the IWK children’s hospital.

Police said the driver of the vehicle was a 16-year-old girl. She was not injured.

The cause is under investigation.