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Benson toddler hit by car

Posted March 13, 2011

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— A three-year-old girl is being treated for her injuries at WakeMed Hospital after being hit by a car Sunday, according to the Johnston County Sheriff's Office.

The girl was struck at 325 W. Harnett St. in Benson around 2 p.m. Authorities said the crash was not a hit-and-run, but would not release further details. 

The toddler's condition was unknown Sunday evening. It wasn't clear whether charges would be filed.

No other information was released.


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  • Mugu Mar 18, 2011

    I don't know of any chilrens that I may or may not have but if I found out that a child was hit by a car and I was the father, you bet I would be calling a personal injury attorney to represent me for my loss.

  • ajfuddermukker Mar 14, 2011

    Mugu, is that the same attitude you will have when one of YOUR gets struck by a car?

  • Mugu Mar 14, 2011

    If your kid gets struck by a car in the hood, you just won the lotto.

  • MonkeyFace Mar 14, 2011

    Thoughts and prayers going to this baby girl

  • wildcat Mar 14, 2011

    Why was not the parents watching this child? Children don't see danger like adults do.

  • CWILLIAMS1639 Mar 14, 2011

    Wonder if it had anything to do with the truck that hit a light pole on Sunday afternoon? That accident happened before 1pm on Sunday though so it might have been someone going to the scene and that is why they aren't releasing details. Pray this little girl comes through fine.

  • fayelcox Mar 14, 2011

    Pray God will touch and heal this little girls body.I also pray for the person who hit her,whether it was an accident or other reasons.