Child critical after being hit by vehicle
04/20/2013 6:38 PM
04/20/2013 10:37 PM
A 6-year-old Wichita boy hit by a car Saturday as he ran across the road at a rural Butler County intersection remained in critical condition at Wesley Medical Center by evening, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
The boy sustained injuries to his hip, leg and back after being struck by a 2004 Toyota passenger car driving westbound on Southwest 170th Avenue, a paved road, near Ohio Street Road, Butler County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Holton said. That’s about 5½ miles north and east of Douglass.
The boy was running from the north ditch to the south ditch with other children around 5:20 p.m. Saturday when he was hit, Holton said.
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