Toddler struck by van backing out of garage at NH home

A 2-year-old boy was struck by a van backing out of a garage at a home in Manchester, N.H. Saturday morning and taken to a Boston area hosptial for treatment of serious injuries, police said.

The toddler suffered “multiple serious bodily injuries,” after a being hit by a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country Van shortly after 9 a.m. as it backed out of a garage at a home on Dwight Street, police said in a statement.

Neither the boy nor the driver were identified. The driver was not injured.


The boy was unresponsive when he arrived at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. He then was transported to a Massachusetts hospital, police said.

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Manchester police Sergeant Christopher Biron could not say whether there was a relationship between the boy and the driver.

The incident remains under investigation, police said.

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