One-Year-Old Child Hit By Car in Martinsville

Martinsville, VA - A one-year-old child has been taken to a North Carolina hospital after being accidentally hit by a car the child's mother was driving Tuesday morning.

Police say they responded to the accident at Pond Street near Hairston Street at 8:22 a.m.

Police say the mother and the child's grandmother were riding with the child in a car when the mother stopped the vehicle to let the grandmother and child out of the car. The mother didn't realize the child was in front of the car when she pulled away, striking the child.

The one-year-old has been transported to Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children's Hospital in North Carolina. There is no word on the child's condition.

The accident is under investigation.

Stay with ABC 13 for further updates.

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