Local Child Hit by Pick-up, Tuesday Night – UpdatedNovember 9th, 2011 by Joe Burgess
Around 6:30, Tuesday evening, MPD and SEEMS responded to the report of an 18 month old child being hit by an eastbound pick-up truck.
The accident occurred on HWY 278 East, near the Commercial Bank branch.
According to sources at the scene, the child was allegedly unattended at the time of the accident, when it was struck by the vehicle, and traveled approximately 30 feet after impact.
Early reports from the scene indicate the the injuries did not appear to be life threatening.
The child was later transferred from Drew Memorial to Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.