Child Hit By Car

A 12-year old boy is in intensive care after being hit by a car.

It happened on highway 979 in Floyd County Monday.

Police say David Dotson ran out in front of a car and was hit.

Officials say he's in the pediatric ICU at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Police say no charges are expected to be filed.


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  • by Family Location: Floyd on Jan 26, 2009 at 10:29 PM
    David's condition is getting better, he is no longer on a ventalater. He has a touch of pneumonia. David has opened his eyes a few times but has not fully woke up yet. He is moving around in the bed and trying to pull his feeding tube out so we are hoping he will wake up soon. All of the prayers are greatly appreciated, keep them going! He is such a loved little boy, he has had so many phone calls and visitors and will be so happy to know this when he wakes up. Thanks to everyone who has helped in any way.
  • by A friend of the family Location: floyd on Jan 23, 2009 at 09:34 PM
    he is doin a lil better he is starting to move some but he hasn't woke up yet and hes still on a ventalater, and the family thanks everyone for there prays and for everyone to please keep praying, and for you samantha god bless u u will be in my prays as well because what u said is really rude and it wasn't anyones fault it was just a acident that didn't mean to happen lets just thank god it wasn't a coal truck or some one speeding and i dont think its right for u to put a comment on here saying rude stuff the family are already upset and worryed about the baby answer me one question what kind of person are u it sounds like u dont have a heart but u know what im going to pray for you and just because u get on here and say hurtful stuff doesn't make u bigg it makes u look like a fool.
  • by concerned for child Location: Paintsville on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:23 AM
    there haven't been any updates on this accident, nor the status of this child. What were the circumstances? How is the child?
  • by Lyndsie Location: cynthiana on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:17 AM
    im praying for your family get better soon.
  • by samantha vaughn Location: Lincoln County on Jan 22, 2009 at 05:30 AM
    well why you going to let your 12 year old kid play outside in the road !!! or even outside by their self !!! teach your kid to look before crossing !!!
  • by Walter Location: McDowell on Jan 21, 2009 at 08:27 AM
    I am praying for your recovery. Get well soon!
  • by kathleen Location: hall on Jan 21, 2009 at 07:25 AM
    I just hope this little boy makes a speedy recovery my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.

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