Crime & Safety

3-year-old hit by vehicle in Pittsylvania County

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – According to the Virginia State Police, a three-year-old was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Pittsylvania County on Saturday.

The accident reportedly took place at around 2:55 p.m. in the 2500 block of Elkhorn Rd.

The three-year-old ran behind a car as it backed out of a driveway, resulting in the vehicle hitting the child.

According to the police, the event took place on private property, and the driver remained at the scene. The child was transported to a hospital.

The state police looked into the collision, and because it happened on private property, no DMV crash information was recorded.

According to the police, no charges will be filed.

Viola Higgins

I’m a mother of 2 little angels that I continuously try to figure out and spend the other half figuring out how to be a great wife. Writing is my passion and I write regularly for the Virginian Tribune and several other national news outlets.

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