Toddler Struck By Vehicle

Police say the child’s injuries are not life threatening.

A three-year-old was not seriously injured Wednesday night after being struck by a motor vehicle.

Frederick Police responded to the 200 block of Appleton Way at around 7:25 PM, and saw medics administering first-aid to the child, who was alert and conscious. Officers say the toddler had several bruises and abrasions, but the injuries were not life threatening. The kid was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital as a precaution.

This incident remains under investigation, and witnesses are urge to come forward and contact police. Citizens can call the lead investigator in this case, Ofc. Scott McGregor at 301-600-6237. Those who want to remain anonymous can call the Frederick Police tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), or send the information via e-mail at fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org. Residents can also text their tips to 240-674-TIPS (8477), or use the Frederick Police Department app for I-Phone and Android users.