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RICHMOND, Va. – A child has been transported to the hospital after he was struck by a vehicle in Richmond, near Byrd Park on Tuesday evening.

Police said around 5:30 p.m. they received a call for a 4-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of South Shepard Street and Maplewood Avenue.

The boy ran out into the street between parked cars, according to police. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver remained on scene and was not charged.

S Sheppard St & Maplewood Ave, Richmond, VA