Surgoinsville, TN (May 29, 2020) – On May 27, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Hawkins County.
Reports show that a 17-month-old child was in a driveway at a home in the 2600 block of Stanley Valley Road when they were struck by a vehicle just before 6:30 p.m.
The child suffered serious injuries and was airlifted from the scene to a local hospital for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Tennessee
Pedestrian accidents throughout Tennessee leave more than 1,000 people injured annually. Pedestrians are unprotected against the force of motor vehicles, which drastically increases the likelihood of catastrophic injuries. Victims who are injured in pedestrian accidents should reach out to an aggressive pedestrian accident attorney in Tennessee immediately to protect their legal rights.
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