A woman and her young son were struck by a vehicle just west of downtown early Tuesday afternoon, Wichita police said.
A call about a vehicle-pedestrian accident at Seneca and Douglas came in to dispatch at 1:12 p.m., a Sedgwick County emergency dispatch supervisor said.
A car traveling south on Seneca turned left at the intersection and was hit by a northbound car, Officer Duane Crafton said. The impact drove the vehicle into the pedestrians.
A witness said they saw the young boy fly “10 feet into the air” after being struck. Responders said the injured boy was taken to Via Christi Hospital St. Francis.
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The boy, who is younger than 5, has a leg injury, officers said. Neither the mother nor the child were seriously hurt.