A child is hospitalized after a car-pedestrian mishap on the 1400 block of Fulton Avenue in Hannibal at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday.

Hannibal Police report a vehicle struck a nine year juvenile. The driver was identified only as a 54 year old Hannibal man.

The child was treated at the scene, then was flown by helicopter to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for further treatment.

The incident is under investigation.


A six year old Vandalia boy suffers serious injuries in a pickup/pedestrian mishap at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday at the fairgrounds in Vandalia.

The Highway Patrol reports the boy was hiding under the pickup. The driver of the truck, 41 year old Michael Klug, also of Vandalia, backed up the truck and struck the boy.

The boy was taken by Air Evac to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.

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