6 Year Old in Hit and Run Accident

At approximately 3:30 this afternoon a 6 year old boy was run over by a vehicle in Walker Drive, Sherwood (behind Spar).

The driver of the vehicle then accelerated away from the scene leaving the deceased boys’ friends on the scene.

No further details are presently available.

Eye on the Community

Update: According to eye witnesses the vehicle was a blue grey Toyota Corolla. The female suspect is alleged to have stopped her car, dragged the child into the grass on the opposite side of the road and sped away.

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  • Guest

    That is disgusting.  Who can do that?  No seriously – there is something wrong here.  Innocent people beaten up and children run over.  That is one very sick person.  BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY.

    • Wayne J

      She actually went to get help and returned right away to the scene – a very sad & tragic end to a precious young life

  • Tnm

    And that was nephew our lives have been change for the worse n will never get over that scene for as long as I’m alive