- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 2, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Officials say an 8-year-old child has been hospitalized after his mother hit him with a vehicle in the driveway of their south Louisville home.

Media outlets report Louisville Metro police say the incident happened Monday night.

Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says the boy was riding his tricycle in the driveway of the home when his mother pulled out and hit him with the vehicle.

The woman told police that she did not see her son.

Mitchell says the child was taken to the hospital with injuries that are considered serious.

Police say no charges are expected to be filed against the mother.

The incident remains under investigation.


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