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UPDATE: 3-year-old hit by pickup truck in Bossier City

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UPDATE: According to Bossier City Police, 3 year-old Maleah Thomas, who was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday evening, is now listed as being in good condition. The toddler is still recovering at University Health in Shreveport.


A toddler is recovering after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening.

Bossier City police and fire personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash in which a pickup truck struck a three year old girl.

It happened in the 1500 block of Anita Street at about 5:30pm Tuesday.

According to witnesses, the accident happened when the girl ran out from between two vehicles that were parked on the street and into the path of the pickup truck. The little girl was responsive when emergency crews arrived.

She was taken to University Health in Shreveport with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Police say the driver of the pickup truck was unable to avoid hitting the child.

No citations were issued.

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