Child Hit by Car in St. Joseph

By Jonathan Cooper |

Published 04/12 2014 05:38PM

Updated 04/13 2014 08:18AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A child is recovering after being struck by a vehicle in St. Joseph Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. Chris McBane said a boy between 10 and 11 years old was playing with friends at a park near 22nd and Commercial St. at around 3 p.m.

The child did not stop at an intersection as the group walked home. He was hit by a northbound SUV.

The boy was transported to the hospital with only minor injuries.

He is expected to make a full recovery.

The driver was cooperative and stopped at the scene of the accident.

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