Two-year-old hit by car at Sikeston Drag Strip

SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) -Emergency crew rushed to the Sikeston Drag strip Saturday night after a call come in saying a little girl was hit by a car.

According to the Scott County Sheriff's Department, the accident happened around 7pm when a 2-year-old ran in front of a race car when it was pulling into the return lane.

The car was not traveling fast at the time of the accident. The girl received scratches and cuts from the crash and was taken to the St. Francis Medical Center for treatment.

Police say the 2-year-old and a 6-year-old were being held by their mother right before the crash happened.

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