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Family member accidentally backs car over child in Florida

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Jun 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-26 09:23:10-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A family member accidentally ran over a 2-year-old child in the parking lot of a Florida apartment complex parking lot.

Jacksonville Sheriff's officials tell local news outlets that the incident happened early Monday at the Matthews Crossing Apartments. They say the driver was leaving an apartment and momentarily lost track of the child.

Incident reports say the car backed over the child. The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Traffic homicide detectives are investigating the incident.