10-year-old hit by pick-up truck in Eufaula, driver arrested

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EUFAULA, Ala. — A 10-year-old child is recovering in the hospital after being hit by a pick-up truck Wednesday night, according to the Eufaula Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit.

Police say the collision happened just before 6 p.m. on South Eufaula Avenue near the Southern entrance to the Hobo Pantry Store.

The child was hit by a 37-year-old woman’s a truck. Both are from Eufaula.

The child was taken to Medical Center Barbour by Eufaula Fire Department ambulance and then was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. The child’s condition is unknown at this time.

The woman was arrested on scene and transported to the Eufaula City Jail.

Both the victim’s and driver’s names are being withheld at this time.

The incident remains under investigation by Eufaula police and further charges may be pending.

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