Child Injured after Hit by Vehicle in Peosta

A child was injured after being hit by a vehicle in Peosta on Monday.

It happened on Peosta Community Parkway around 5 pm. Peosta Police Chief Mike Comer says a 10-year old child ran from a parked vehicle into the road and was struck by a northbound car.

The child was transported to Mercy Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and then transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for further treatment.

The driver of the car, 18-year old Camdyn Penick of Franklin Grove, Illinois, was not hurt.

The accident remains under investigation.

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