Child struck by car on Clyde Fant, seriously injured - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Child struck by car on Clyde Fant, seriously injured

A child is seriously hurt after getting hit by a car while crossing Clyde Fant Parkway in front of Riverview Theater. (Source: KSLA News 12) A child is seriously hurt after getting hit by a car while crossing Clyde Fant Parkway in front of Riverview Theater. (Source: KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

An 11-year-old boy is recovering in a Shreveport hospital after getting hit by a car on Clyde Fant Parkwasy on Friday morning.

Police say that it happened just after 10:30 a.m. when the boy was leaving the Shreveport Police department graduation ceremony.

The child was hit by a Lexus sedan traveling southbound. After being hit he was thrown into the northbound lane where he was struck a second time by a Nissan sedan traveling northbound.

The boy was rushed by ambulance to University Health. He is listed as being in serious condition.

Officers say that according to evidence collected that the scene, the boy was not walking in the crosswalk at the time.

Police have identified the driver of the Lexus as a 70-year-old man of Shreveport. 

Impairment was not immediately suspected, but the man did take a state mandated toxicology test.

The driver of the Lexus wa released and there are no pending charges at this time.

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