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