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Child in serious condition after being struck by a car on Indianapolis' northeast side

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Posted at 6:10 PM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 18:20:19-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A child is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle Monday evening on the northeast side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called around 5 p.m. to the area near East 38th Street and North Sherman Drive on the report of a child struck by a car, IMPD Officer Michael Hewitt said.

The child was taken to an area hospital in serious condition, Hewitt said.

The driver who struck the child stayed on scene and is cooperating with investigators, Hewitt said.

Additional details surrounding the incident have not been released.