Alleged drunk driver runs over child’s foot

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STURGIS, Mich. (WOOD) — A 39-year-old man was arrested after a 2nd grade girl had her left foot run over by a vehicle.

The incident happened Monday at 4 p.m. at Congress Elementary School.

Police say the 39-year-old man was the driver of the vehicle and the 2nd grader was trying to get into the vehicle at the time of the accident.

The driver drove away before the child was completely in the vehicle, causing it to go over the child’s left foot.

The driver took the child to the hospital. The driver was arrested by police on drunken driving and child endangerment charges.

The child was treated and released from the hospital into her mother’s care.

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