Opelika Police: Child flown to UAB after being run over by vehicle

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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.

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