KINGSTON, MA – An 18-month-old child was injured and airlifted to a Boston hospital after she was hit by a pickup truck in Kingston this weekend, according to the Kingston Wicked Local.
The accident happened on Station Street at about 9:45 a.m. Saturday, when the child was hit by a 2004 Dodge Dakota under unknown circumstances.
The toddler was briefly treated on the scene, then airlifted to Children’s Hospital in stable condition. She is expected to survive and is reportedly recovering well after the crash.
The driver of the pickup truck, an 88-year-old man from Pembroke, is not likely to face charges.
Authorities did not release the identity of those involved or the circumstances surrounding the accident.
The collision remains under investigation.
This accident is one of the far-too-frequent pedestrian collisions that happen on a regular basis in the Boston area. These reports are presented as information for the community, and not as legal advice. However, if you or your loved ones have been injured in a similar accident, know that there is help and there is hope. The Boston pedestrian accident attorneys of Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers can help you receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. Contact us for a free consultation at 1-800-LAW-GUYS.