Child Suffers Minor Injuries After Being Hit by Car in Wheeling
A child is recovering from minor injuries after being hit by a car on Saturday afternoon. It happened around 3:50 p.m. in North Wheeling.
Wheeling Police and fire department members responded to the corner of Main Street and Northern Parkway after receiving the call. Police said the parent crossed the street and motioned for the child to follow, but the child reportedly ran into the path of an oncoming car.
The driver told police they saw the child, but were not able to stop in time, hitting the child.
The child received minor injuries, but is expected to make a full recovery.
Speed is not believed to be a factor in the accident and no charges have been filed.