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News: 12-year-old seriously injured after being struck by car in Davenport

DAVENPORT, IA - A 12-year-old child suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Davenport yesterday.

According to a report by Our Quad Cities, the crash occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. when the child ran out from Elsie Avenue into Locust Street.

The driver of an eastbound Ford Escape attempted to avoid hitting the child but could not do so in time.

The child was taken to Genesis Medical Center - East Campus and subsequently transported to University Hospitals in Iowa City for further treatment.