3-year-old airlifted after getting hit by car in Lakeland

3-year-old airlifted after getting hit by car in Lakeland

LAKELAND, GA (WALB) - A 3-year-old was airlifted after an accident in Lakeland Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Valdosta Daily Times, officials said the child was run over by a car.

The 3-year-old ran out in front of a car outside of Lanier County Head Start on South Oak Street.

Lakeland Police Chief Michael Slusher said the child was airlifted to a regional hospital.

An earlier report of this story said that the child had passed away, that report was not true.

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