Driver won't be cited after hitting child early Tuesday morning
BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews responded to the scene of an incident where a 4-year-old child was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office provided further updates in the afternoon following the incident, reporting that the driver was not at fault in this instance. A child ran out in front of a van on Landis Drive near Glen Oaks Drive at around 8:30 a.m. and was struck, suffering minor scrapes and bruises.
Investigators are still looking into who was charged with watching the child when the accident happened.
Baton Rouge EMS were at the scene and treated the child for the minor injuries.
EBRSO deputies said the driver passed all field sobriety tests, and will not be cited in connection with the incident.
You can follow the author of this post on Twitter: @brocksuesWBRZ
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Construction ramps up on massive Comite Diversion
Catholic High wins Division I state title, beats Jesuit 14-10
Brian Kelly's salary ignites criticism from La. public service commissioner
9-year-old from Prairieville stars in the Hallmark Channel's new Christmas movie
Families excited for return of Festival of Lights to Downtown Baton Rouge
WATCH: New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge
High school coaches give Brian Kelly advice on how to tackle recruiting...
See the contract to get Brian Kelly as the new LSU Football...
Fans share their excitement about new LSU head coach Brian Kelly
New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge