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Infant w/ serious injuries after struck by car

Posted at 9:32 PM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 21:32:31-05

A 1-year-old girl was hit by a car on Sunday and is now in the hospital, according to Canton police.

On Sunday, officers responded to Mercy Medical Center for a traffic crash involving a child. 

Police learned the crash occurred in the 1300 block of 19th Street Northeast between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. 

Officers said the child, a 1-year-old girl, was hit on private property. She was taken to Mercy by a private car. She was then taken to Akron Children's Hospital with serious injuries. Her condition is unknown. 

The Canton Police Traffic Bureau is investigating the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Canton Police Traffic Bureau at 330-489-3162.