Traveon Thompkins was hit at about 9 p.m. while walking on East Pleasant Street, according to April Thompson, Thompkins' aunt.
The teenager was transported to UNC Hospitals, where he has loss of hearing, a broken bone in his left ear and a fractured skull, Thompson said.
"(There) was bleeding in the brain but that has stopped thankfully," she said.
Investigators have not released any information about the incident.
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