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.
8 year old hit by family van while leaving the St Vincent De Paul facility to off Watkins and 3rd drive. It happened in the parking lot. He is fighting hard for his life and needs your prayers. @abc15 pic.twitter.com/Tkaxdsg8p2— Cameron Polom ABC (@cpolom) February 20, 2019
The victim is not being identified at this time.
Stay with ABC15 News for updates on this developing story.