Car Hits Child in Martin County

Less than a week after a Wilson County infant is killed after being hit by a minivan, Saturday a 7 year old boy finds himself fighting for his life after he was struck by a minivan in Martin County.

It happened on 8447 Prison Camp Road Friday night according to State Highway Patrolmen. Authorities say witness statements indicate the child may have darted into traffic, however the cause is still under investigation. The 7 year old was first treated at Martin County General then airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

He remains in critical condition at this hour. No charges have been filed.