Driver takes child to hospital after hitting him with pickup truck in Manchester
October 04. 2017 8:56AM
MANCHESTER — A man who struck a child pedestrian put the 8-year-old in his pickup and rushed him to Elliot Hospital Tuesday night, police said.
Police said the child suffered serious injuries and is expected to live.
The driver, Salvador Prudencio Hernandez, 30, was driving north on Union Street when he hit the child near Union and Auburn streets about 7:25 p.m., police said.
Police said he loaded the boy into his 2007 Ford F-150 pickup and drove the boy, a stranger, to Elliot.
Police said they believe the child walked in front of the truck.