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Boy Injured

Posted on 24th June 2013 at 16:07

Longview Police say that a six year-old boy was seriously injured late Saturday afternoon, when he was hit by a car in the 1900 block of Dorothy Avenue. The 911 call came in at 5:47 pm on Saturday, reporting that the boy had been hit in the street in front of 1935 Dorothy. Longview Fire also responded, along with an ambulance from AMR; the boy was found in the street, with his father by his side. Witnesses say that the boy had been hit by a car doing about 20 miles an hour, and suffered serious injuries to his head and legs. The boy was taken to St. John Medical Center for initial treatment; his name hasn’t been released, but Longview Police say that it appears that he will fully recover. Longview Police also say that the driver stayed on the scene, and was completely cooperative with their investigation. They say that it looks like the boy darted out from in between some cars, and that the driver had no chance to stop in time. No charges are anticipated.