On May 5, 2019, at 3:16 p.m., the Greenville Police Department received a report of a vehicle accident in the 6700 block of Flamingo Street. Officers discovered a vehicle had struck an 8-year-old boy who had run out into the roadway.

The child was transported to the Hunt Regional Medical Center by a parent prior to first responders arriving on-scene. The child was later flown by helicopter, but his injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

The driver of the vehicle remained on-scene and was contacted by officers with the Greenville Police Department. The driver of the vehicle was transported by ambulance to Hunt Regional Medical Center.

There is no indication that speed or inattention played a factor in this accident. The investigation is open and no further information is available at this time.