Child struck by car while getting ice cream

A Lexington child is recovering tonight after being struck by a car.

It happened on Ward Drive in Lexington.

Officials say the boy was getting ice cream with his mother when witnesses say he darted across the street.

Dispatch reports indicate the car that hit him braked but did end up slightly bumping him.

The boy was taken to UK hospital to be checked out but appears to have only non life threatening injures.

No charges are expected to be filed.

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