Child Hit by Vehicle in Van Buren

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A 5-year-old was hit by a vehicle on S. 14th Street Monday evening in Van Buren, according to police.

Det. Jonathan Wear says the boy was taken to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith as a precaution.

The child’s grandfather tells 5NEWS the boy was riding his new bicycle when the car hit him. Officers say the boy sustained only minor injures if any.

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