Child hit by car in downtown Greenville

Published 9:52 am Saturday, February 22, 2014

A 12-year-old girl was struck by a car in downtown Greenville Friday night.

According to authorities, the girl ran out into Commerce Street and was hit by a small SUV at approximately 5:45 p.m.

She was transported to L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital for treatment.  Officers on the scene said her injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

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The girl is the third child to be struck by a vehicle in Butler County this month.

A 2-year-old child was struck by a car on Feb. 10 and later died as a result of the injuries. A 6-year-old child was struck on Snow Drive in Greenville on Thursday. Though the child was transported to L.V. Staler Memorial Hospital via private vehicle, no life threatening injuries were sustained.