Child hit by a car on Douglas Road in South Bend

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A child was struck by a car in South Bend on Saturday night, police say.

Police received a call at around 5:54 p.m. that someone had been hit on the 800 block of Douglas Road. 

The driver of the vehicle told investigators that a young boy darted in front of his car after the child was crossing the street from Lakeshore Estates. 

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance but is not in critical condition, police say. 

Officers continue to investigate the scene but say the driver was cooperative and remained on scene. 

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