Child Suffers Minor Injuries After Being Struck by Car

Paramedics transfer child who was hit be vehicle to ambulance. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Harding Middle School student was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car Monday afternoon.

Witnesses say the 12-year-old boy was running across Cambridge Street around 2:30 p.m. when the accident happened. He was hit by one car heading north and then bounced into a second, parked car.

Paramedics took him to the hospital with minor injuries.

Officials have not released the child’s name.