Toddler hit by car in Morgan County

Toddler hit by car in Morgan County


PETROS (WATE) - A man was sent to jail and a small child was taken to the hospital after an accident Thursday afternoon in Morgan County.

Troy Seiber, 49, was backing out of a parking lot near Tennessee Route 116 when he struck a three-year-old boy. The Tennessee Highway Patrol's accident report says the boy ran behind the 1990 Chevrolet pick-up truck.

Seiber was arrested for driving on a suspended license and DUI.

The child was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center via Life Star air transport. His identity and condition are unknown at this time.

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