10-year-old struck by vehicle in South Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A 10-year-old boy is recovering after being hit by a car in South Richmond.

The accident happened at 1554 Harwood Street near Southlawn Avenue. The driver involved told us the child was crossing the street for an ice cream truck. She says she slammed on the brakes, but the side of her car still hit the boy.

He was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay.

Police have not yet told us if charges will be filed in the accident.

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