6-year-old hit by drunk driver, suffered minor injuries

Street where child was hit by drunk driver.

A 63-year-old Pharr man is behind bars tonight after he allegedly hit a 6-year-old child with his vehicle. Texas Department of Public Safety officials told Action 4 News that the man was traveling southbound on Grindelia Street just off of Brushline Road when he hit the child. The man was driving a 2004 pickup.Troopers said the man was intoxicated at the time of the incident. The child only suffered minor injuries, but was taken to the hospital as a precaution. The man was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.