3-year-old child struck by a car in Harrisonburg

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — A young child who was struck by a car in Harrisonburg on Thursday night is expected to survive, according to police.

Around 7 p.m. on Thursday night, the Harrisonburg Police Department says a 3-year-old child was struck by a car in a parking lot in the 100 block of South Avenue.

A family member took the child to Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital, where an officer there for an unrelated incident was informed about the child.

Police say the child suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries, and was taken to UVA Medical Center for treatment.

Investigators say they've found the suspect responsible for hitting the child, but police could not release the person's identity. They say charges are pending and the suspect has not been taken into custody.

The suspect is not related to the child, police confirmed.

The investigation remains ongoing.