No charges for driver after 7-year-old hit by car in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – A 7-year-old is recovering from injuries after getting hit by a car in Kinston.

Kinston police say the child ran in front of the car Sunday afternoon at the intersection of West Gordon and North Heritage streets.

The driver stayed at the scene and police say they will not face charges.

The child was taken to Vidant Medical Center at the time of the accident. His condition is unknown, but police say he was conscious and alert at the scene.

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