Toddler expected to be ok after being hit by car

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - We have an update an a toddler that was hit by car Tuesday at a South Richmond home.

She's still in the hospital, but police say she'll be okay. There is no permanent damage to her brain.

News the family was hoping to hear, since she's just days away from her third birthday.

Police say an SUV hit the little girl in the driveway of a home on the 2100 block of Powell Road Tuesday afternoon around 2:00.

Investigators spent a lot of time at the home putting the pieces together, trying to figure out exactly what happened.

They say the little girl was not run over, that the car just hit her as it was pulling out of the driveway.

Police haven't said who was driving the SUV at the time, or how far it went before hitting the girl.

We do know that charges aren't likely be filed.

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