One year old recovering after being hit by car

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) –  A one year old girl is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a car in a driveway in the 4400 block of NW Westgate in Topeka.

“I saw police cars lots of sirens and ambulance that’s about it,” a neighbor said.

Emergency crews received the call around nine last night. Family members say it happened in this drive way here last night at about eight. They also told us that the child is doing alright and is still in the hospital.

“This is the first time I have ever seen it happen. It is shocking, hopefully everybody is okay,” the neighbor said.

CDC statistics show 150,000 pedestrians went to the hospital after being hurt in crashes. The family also told us that the incident was an accident. However, they would not tell us who was driving the car that hit their child. The family did not want to comment any further. Family says the one year old girl will be out of the hospital tomorrow.

Police tell us that the case is still under investigation.

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