Bridgewater: 7-Year-Old Boy Hit by Vehicle in Crosswalk

A Harvard man is being charged in connection with hitting a 7-year-old boy while he was crossing the street in Bridgewater.

Emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Center and Mt. Prospect streets at approximately 3:30 p.m. where they found the boy who had been struck by a pick-up truck.

The boy was riding a scooter and crossing the street in a crosswalk with his mother when he was hit.

He was transported to a Boston hospital with serious injuries.

The 31-year-old man remained at the scene of the accident.

The driver was cited for “Failure to Stop for A Pedestrian in a Crosswalk” and the incident remains under investigation by the Bridgewater Police Department.


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Amy Leonard grew up in Carver and always had a passion for radio. She studied radio production at New England Institute of Technology in Rhode Island, then moved to Martha's Vineyard where she worked as a DJ at WVVY producing the midday show called PB and Jams. She has since then camped across the country to California but has made her way back to the only home she knows, the South Shore.