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UPDATE:15 Month Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car

UPDATE:

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Police say the on scene investigation of the incident is complete.

Investigators believe the girl was following her uncle to the driveway as he was preparing to leave, and he unintentionally ran her over as he was backing out.

The man showed no signs of being impaired, according to police.

The investigation continues however police do no anticipate any charges will be filed.

The girl’s condition is said to have stabilize and she is expected to survive.

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A 15 month old girl has been hospitalized with life threatening injuries after police say she was struck by a car in the Madison South neighborhood.

Portland Police say they responded to the incident Friday afternoon, which happened in the 2200 block of Northeast 81st Avenue.

When police arrived, they say they learned the girl had been struck by the car in the driveway of a home.

According to Police, “Portland Fire & Rescue and American Medical Response responded and transported the girl to the hospital with critical injuries.”

The driver stayed on scene and spoke to investigators.



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