Impaired driving charge laid after child hit Friday night
8-year-old boy taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Edmonton police have charged a 56-year-old man with impaired driving after he allegedly ran over a child Friday night.
Police responded to reports of a crash at roughly 7:00 p.m. near 12 Avenue and 62 Street. They found an eight-year-old boy who police say was hit by the vehicle.
The child was treated on scene and transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver has been charged with having a blood alcohol level over .08.
The Major Collision Investigation Unit is investigating.