Child Injured After Being Struck By Car

The youth was flown to the hospital following the afternoon crash.

A 6-year-old child sustained serious injuries after being hit by a car in the 1100 block of Horsham Road Tuesday, shortly after school let out. 

Horsham Police responded to the pedestrian crash at 3:39 p.m. A medical helicopter landing zone was set up near the crash site shortly after and the victim was flown to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Police said a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2011 Toyota Rav-4 was traveling west on Horsham Road and struck the child in the roadway. The operator immediately stopped at the scene and is cooperating with police.

Any witnesses to this crash are asked to contact Detective Adam Dunning of the at 215-643-8284.

Joe April 04, 2012 at 04:07 PM
Drivers need to slow down, and pay attention! Not only on the highway but also in parking lots. You take your life in your hands, trying to get to the store. It seems the biggest offenders are moms with kids. They should know better.
Carol April 05, 2012 at 12:17 AM
joe-were you there,did you see the driver going fast,not paying attention or could it have possibly been an accident due to the child running into the street???? you have no idea and should NOT say what you said....that driver will live with this the rest of her life!!!!! moms with kids,biggest offenders....seriously?????
HarleyGirl04 April 05, 2012 at 01:36 AM
Wow Joe....Well I could say that most HIT AND RUN offenders are MEN. Would that really make sense ??????
Theresa Katalinas April 05, 2012 at 01:05 PM
ColeyReich, Nothing new on my end. Does anyone in the community know the family, or have any info on how the child is doing?
Gregory Humphries April 10, 2012 at 09:39 PM
It's sad that comments to a story about a child being hit by a car devolve into attacks against the posters. Let's keep our comments to the pertinent part of the story. Let's all slow down, pay more attention and hope this little guy gets better. Let's also hope that the mother and the driver both learn from the accident. Keep your kids close and pay attention when driving...no matter when or where.


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