SUV that struck child in Wilmington, Del. caught on camera

September 27, 2012 3:05:23 PM PDT
Investigators are examining surveillance video after a 7-year-old was hit by an out-of-control SUV in Wilmington.

The video, recorded by a home surveillance camera on the block where the accident happened, shows the top of the SUV as it sped across a resident's front lawn.

The crash happened at 7:55 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of North Union Street.

Police say the driver of a Ford Explorer, travelling southbound, lost control of the vehicle and struck a curb.

The SUV continued down the sidewalk, hitting the 7-year-old.

The child was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The driver, a 53-year-old woman, remained at the scene.

Police say an investigation into this crash is ongoing. There was no immediate word if charges would be filed.


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