(KMOV) – A child was reportedly struck by an oncoming vehicle in an Alton neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
According to a spokesperson with Alton Police, a small child was struck on the 1100 block of Highland Avenue at Fletcher Street just before 5 p.m.
The child was transported to an area hospital. Authorities believe the child was suffering from non-life threatening injuries.
The motorist who allegedly struck the child did stay at the scene and is cooperating with police.
Further details into the investigation were not immediately known.