A 14-year-old boy was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle Thursday afternoon near Twinbrook shopping center, Montgomery County police said.

The accident happened on Veirs Mill Road near Midway Avenue about 2:45 p.m, police said. The teen, who had been walking in the area, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, said Officer Janelle Smith, a spokeswoman.

The vehicle stayed at the scene and the cause of the crash is under investigation.

This story has been updated.