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7-Year-Old Hit By Vehicle In Hermitage

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Posted at 7:25 PM, Jul 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-12 21:12:37-04

A mom accidentally hit her 7-year-old child while pulling into her home driveway in Nashville.

The incident happened Wednesday night at 3500 Magnum Drive in Hermitage shortly after 7 p.m.

Neighbors told NewsChannel 5 that the child's mother hit the child when pulling into the driveway.

Witnesses told police the child was standing in the yard with his 5-year-old sister, when their mother returned home and pulled her car into the driveway. 

While parking, she accidentally hit the 7-year-old with the side of the car.  A witness said the incident was accidental. 

The child was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with minor injuries. The other child was not hit.