An 8-year-old girl was hit by an unlicensed driver near Horrall Elementary School in San Mateo Friday morning, according to police.

The driver, a 38-year-old San Mateo resident, struck the girl with a gold Toyota Corolla in the 900 block of Ocean View Avenue at about 7:40 a.m.

The girl was alert and talking when she was taken to a hospital and her injuries were not considered life threatening, police said.

The driver was cited for driving without a license and released. Drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in the collision.

Additional psychologists were called to assist students and staff at the school Friday, according to police.

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