Child Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Houghton Lake

A child in Houghton Lake was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Monday morning.

According to State Police, troopers were dispatched to Collins Elementary School after reports of a vehicle hitting a 10-year-old. Witnesses said that the child had just gotten out of his father’s vehicle and shut the door when another vehicle, driven by a 31-year-old woman, backed into the boy and pinned him to his father’s vehicle. Police say the 10-year-old suffered internal injuries and was taken to MyMichigan Medical Center in West Branch, and was later transferred to Covenant Medical Center in Saginaw.

Police are still investigating the incident.