2-year-old boy hit by vehicle in Moulton taken to Birmingham for treatment

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Sep. 14—MOULTON — A 2-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle in Moulton this morning and was being treated for head trauma in a Birmingham hospital, police said.

The accident in the 13000 block of Court Street was reported at 7:22 a.m. Moulton police said in a news release that the boy "had stepped into the roadway and was struck by a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse that was traveling eastbound."

The child was initially transported by ambulance to Lawrence Medical Center and then taken by Air Evac to Children's of Alabama, police said.

Moulton Police Chief Craig Knight said the investigation of the accident is ongoing.

The accident occurred west of the Moulton Recreation Center. Deangelo McDaniel, Moulton Parks and Recreation director, said police were directing traffic on Court Street for several hours until first responders cleared the accident scene.

—erica.smith@decaturdaily.com or 256-340-2460.