CSP: Child injured after being struck by car on Shore Road in Old Lyme

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OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — State police are investigating after a child was struck by a motor vehicle on Shore Road Saturday night.

At 5:39 p.m., troopers were dispatched to reports of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

Troopers report a 17-year-old, operating a Volvo, was traveling westbound on Shore Road when a 4-year-old boy was crossing the roadway.

The operator of the vehicle did not see the child crossing the roadway and struck the child in the crosswalk of the roadway, according to police.

Upon impact, the child became airborne.

The child was transported by LifeStar to Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The State Police-Collision Analysis Reconstruction Squad (C.A.R.S.) was requested to respond to the scene. The accident remains active and is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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