Police say 4-year-old hit by car in Mayfield

MAYFIELD, KY — The Mayfield Police say a 4-year-old child was hit by a car on Sunday in Mayfield.

The driver, Keyja Hammonds, says the small child ran from the shoulder of the roadway into the vehicle’s path.

Police say Hammonds was able to stop the vehicle just as the child hit the fender.

The child was taken to Jackson Purchase Medical Center and later flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville for an injury to his leg.