March 9, 2019 5:58 pm
Updated: March 9, 2019 6:02 pm

4-year-old girl seriously injured by vehicle in Hagersville, south of Hamilton

OPP say a child is in life-threatening condition after being dragged by a vehicle in Hagersville, Ont.

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Ontario Provincial Police say a four-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being struck by a car in Hagersville, south of Hamilton.

Police said they received reports of a collision Saturday on Main Street in Hagersville.

When they arrived on scene, they discovered that the girl had been hit by a vehicle that was moving quickly in reverse.

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Police said the vehicle was parked on Main Street when it went into reverse and travelled across the roadway, striking and dragging the child.

Photos from the scene showed the vehicle, a grey sedan, on a sidewalk with debris strewn nearby.

Police said the child’s father quickly grabbed her from underneath the vehicle before rushing her to a Hamilton-area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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The driver of the vehicle, an 80-year-old woman from Norfolk County, was not injured in the crash.

There is no word on any charges.

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