Child hit by vehicle; taken to hospital

A child was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics after being struck by a vehicle this evening.

The incident happened in the 3000 block of New Karleen Road at about 9 p.m., according to a Richmond County 911 dispatcher. The boy was on a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle when he was struck. He suffered compound fractures to his right arm but other details were not available on his condition or age.

The Chronicle will provide updates as they come in.

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