Boy critically injured after being struck by car

Police told ABC11 the victim's grandmother was backing out of the garage at her Raleigh home when she hit the child.
May 12, 2013 7:02:48 AM PDT
A little boy was critically injured when he was struck by a car Saturday in Raleigh, according to police.

Nine-year-old Richard Doyle was struck in the 5200 block of Kaplan Drive just after 3 p.m. Police told ABC11 72-year-old Joann Norwood, the victim's grandmother, was backing out of the garage at her Raleigh home when she hit the child.

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Norwood is described by her neighbors as a kind, sweet woman who ran a daycare center at her home during the week.

The boy was taken to WakeMed, where he is listed in critical condition.

The police report shows the car was going 3 mph when the child was hit. Charges are not expected to be filed.

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