Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by car

Editor’s note: a previous version of this article reflected an OPP statement saying the child had been released from hospital. OPP have since clarified that the child remains in hospital.

A child was injured and taken to hospital after being struck by a car on Halloween night in Greater Napanee.

“On October 31, 2021, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a motor vehicle on John Street in Greater Napanee,” OPP confirmed in a press release.

According to OPP, the vehicle was traveling southbound on John Street when an 11 year old child entered the roadway and collided with the moving southbound vehicle.

OPP say the child suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment.

According to OPP, they remained in hospital for additional treatment as of Monday afternoon.

No charges have been laid, nor are they anticipated, in this occurrence.

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