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Truck backing out of driveway strikes 3-year-old boy in Colleton Co.

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COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Emergency officials say a 3-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries after a truck backing out of a driveway struck him. 

Officials with the Colleton County Fire and Rescue Department say they were notified around 9:40 p.m. about a "low speed" accident that happened at a yard in the 900 block of Logan Farm Road Saturday evening.

Authorities say a pickup truck was attempting to back out of a driveway when it struck the child. 

The boy was carried back into the home after the incident. 

Firefighter-paramedics found the child on a bed and began treating him in the house.

Authorities say a medical helicopter was requested as the boy was stabilized and immobilized. 

LifeNet 7 responded and flew him to the Pediatric Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston.

No charges were filed in the incident. 

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