Police: Child struck by vehicle not seriously injured

  • Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:06 a.m.
    UPDATED: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:36 p.m.

A toddler was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday morning but didnít appear to have sustained serious injuries, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

According to Lt. Jake Mahoney, a spokesman for Aiken Public Safety, the child was alert and conscious when first responders arrived. The child was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Mahoney said the child was behind the vehicle as it was backing up on Jehossee Drive. The child was knocked to the ground, and under the vehicle for a brief moment.

The child didnít sustain any ďobvious injuries,Ē Mahoney said.

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