CAR ACCIDENT: Child Run Over

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Des Moines police are investigating a crash that sent a young child to the hospital.

The accident happened around 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the Oakridge neighborhood just north of downtown near Interstate 235.

Police say a vehicle hit a young child as the child darted behind the car as it was backing out.

Medics took the child to Blank Children’s Hospital with what police say are non-life-threatening injuries.

No word yet on whether the driver will face charges.