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2-Year-Old Child Struck, Injured in Burleson Driveway: Officials

A 2-year-old boy is hospitalized after a being struck by a vehicle in a driveway Monday evening in Burleson, city officials say.

Emergency crews were called at 5:44 p.m. to a home on the 700 block of Wicker Hill Road.

Officers determined that the child was on the front porch of the home when his 61-year-old great-grandmother attempted to back a car up and turn around.

That's when the child got off the porch and was struck by one of the vehicle's tires, officials said.

Medics transported the child by air ambulance to Cook Children's Medical Center. There was no immediate word on his condition.

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