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Eight-year-old accident victim out of hospital

The eight-year-old St George's girl hit by a car while on a crosswalk in St David's on Tuesday morning has been released from the hospital.

The accident occurred around 8am on St David's road near the junction with Bay Estates Road.

The young pedestrian was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance.

Inquiries into this collision are ongoing and any additional witnesses are encouraged to contact PC Jonathan Talbot on 293-2222.

The accident occurred just a day after another child, a 12-year-old pedestrian, was hit on Somerset Road near the junction with Heydon Drive in Sandys around 4pm on Monday.

Police and first responders attended after the young boy was hit by a van.

At last check he was listed in stable condition on the children's ward.

Anyone who may have witnessed the mishap is urged to contact PC Tiffani DeSilva at the Somerset Police Station on 234-1010 as inquiries continue.

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Published October 17, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated October 17, 2013 at 9:38 am)

Eight-year-old accident victim out of hospital

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