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PD: Child critically injured after struck by family van

Child critically hurt after struck by car in Phoenix
Posted at 3:55 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 22:21:53-05

PHOENIX, AZ — An 8-year-old boy is fighting to survive being run over by his family's van Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened around 3:00 p.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul parking lot near 3rd Drive and Watkins Road, just south of I-17.

Authorities tell ABC15, the 8-year-old's family was at the charity receiving services. When they got in the van to leave, the boy was hit while he was still outside.

The victim is not being identified at this time.

Stay with ABC15 News for updates on this developing story.