Child hit by car in downtown Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Eyewitnesses say a vehicle was traveling around 40 – 50 mph when it struck a child earlier this evening and that the child was unresponsive when police arrived on the scene.

Birmingham Police say at approximately 5:45pm an 8-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle at 6935 1st Avenue South. The victim received non life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hopsital as a precaution. No charges are expected to be filed at this time.

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