OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) A nine-year-old child has been flown by air ambulance to Children’s Hospital at UAB after police say the child was accidentally run over by a vehicle on private property.
The single-vehicle crash happened along Kilgore Avenue around 6:30 Thursday morning. Police tell News 3, it appears a 19-year-old driver accidentally hit the child with a vehicle.
Police say the child was alert and talking at the scene.
Police say the incident appears to be a horrible accident. The crash remains under investigation.