Texas boy, 10, struck by car while headed home after buying Mother’s Day gift

Texas boy, 10, struck by car while headed home after buying Mother’s Day gift

LUFKIN Texas (KWTX) – A 10-year-old Lufkin boy ended up in the hospital after a car struck him as he returned home after buying a Mother’s Day gift for his mom.

The boy was struck just before 9 a.m. Sunday by a Chevrolet Malibu whose driver said he didn’t see the youngster until it was too late.

The boy told officers he sneaked out of his home to go to a Dollar General Store to buy his mom a card and a box of candy.

He was struck as he crossed the street to return home.

The youngster suffered a broken leg.

His injuries weren’t life threatening, police said.

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