Sunday, September 9, 2012
A young boy was critically hurt when he was struck by a van in Hutchinson. It happened just before noon Sunday in the 100 block of West 10th Avenue.
Police say the driver of a van was heading eastbound on 10th Avenue when a 3-year-old Peyton Lee Stowell climbed off a parked pickup truck into the roadway. The boy was struck by the fender of the van.
Stowell was taken to a Wichita hospital by helicopter with possible head injuries. Hospital officials say he is currently listed in critical condition.
The accident is under investigation.