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Child struck by vehicle transported to hospital

via MGN Online

Authorities said a 4-year-old child was struck by a car on the 800 block of Rio Grande Valley Street in San Benito.

He was crossing the street to get ice cream around 5:49 p.m. when he was struck by a woman driving a PT Cruiser, according to the San Benito Police Department (SBPD).

The child was transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition.

Witnesses said he was near a sidewalk when it happened.

The 23-year-old female driver was also taken to the hospital after suffering a panic attack.

The driver was cited for a separate traffic violation, according to SBPD.

Action 4 News will continue to provide details as they are made available.

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