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One Direction Fan Hit By Truck Outside Venue Where Boy Band Was Performing

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A One Direction fan is on the mend after being hit by a truck.

The accident occurred near the Metro Arena in Newcastle prior to the boy band's concert there on Monday night.

According to the U.K.'s Daily Mirror, the 16-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after suffering minor injuries, but was later released.

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A rep for One Direction confirmed the "unfortunate" incident to E! News and informed us that "the vehicle was not a 1D tour vehicle and this happened off site from the venue. There is no comment from band available."

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the Metro Arena told E! News that "the girl just happened to be going to the One Direction concert."

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