Five Year Old Child Struck by Vehicle in Oakville

WATERTOWN — The Watertown Police Department responded to Main Street, Oakville in the area of Rockdale Avenue at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 22 for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a Kia Sportage and pedestrian child. The five year old child was struck by the vehicle in the roadway as the vehicle was traveling southbound on Main Street. The child suffered a head injury, and was taken by ambulance to Waterbury Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

It is reported that the child was chasing his dog and ran into the road in front of the vehicle. Preliminary investigation showed that the operator of the vehicle was not impaired and did not appear to be speeding. The operator is cooperative with the investigation.

The crash is being investigated by the regional accident investigation team.

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